Be in the know about legal cannabis in Nova Scotia

If you choose to use, be informed first. Know the laws . Understand the risks. Use cannabis responsibly.

Federal regulations for the legal sale and production of edible cannabis, extracts and topicals came into effect on October 17. The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) will have a small supply of products available late December, with products gradually being added in the new year.

Nova Scotia’s Laws

Legal age, where you can buy and consume, how much you can possess and grow, Nova Scotia’s cannabis laws and penalties.

Edibles, Extracts and Topicals

Product explanations and availability, delayed effects and duration, responsible use and safe storage.

Health Effects

Short-term and long-term effects of cannabis including mental health concerns, risks for pregnancy and breastfeeding, children and pets, accidental ingestion.

Talking with Youth

Effects on youth and the teen brain, how to talk to your kids about cannabis, tips for parents.

Impaired Driving

How cannabis impairs driving ability, dangers of driving high, penalties for impaired driving in Nova Scotia.

Responsible Use

Lower-risk cannabis use, cannabis safety, impairment in the workplace, travel.