Cannabis Legalisation

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The federal government’s Cannabis Act achieved Royal Assent on June 21, 2018. The Act makes it legal for adults in Canada to possess, grow or use cannabis for medicinal and recreational purposes from October 17, 2018.

The District of Ucluelet’s Planning Department has developed these webpages to help you understand how the legalisation of cannabis will affect residents, businesses and visitors to Ucluelet.

These pages are intended as a resource for information on cannabis, so you can research cannabis use and legalisation. All information has been collated from official sources and includes links to the original material.

Pages will be regularly updated as new information becomes available.

Cannabis Background – federal, provincial and local background to the new laws

Cannabis Use – information for residents and visitors

Cannabis Business – cannabis production and retail

Cannabis and Youth – health effects of cannabis use and information for parents

Cannabis FAQ – regularly updated frequently updated questions