British Columbia Government Releases Updated Rules on Cannabis, Consumption

British Columbia Government Releases Updated Rules on Cannabis, Consumption

The provincial government has announced that its regulations are ready for cannabis legalization.

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October 8, 2018
Global News
Canada Legislation and regulation News

There’s a joint in your pocket and you want to blaze up. In public.

Soon, that will be allowed in British Columbia, courtesy of national legalization later this month. But you won’t be able to light up everywhere in the province.

On Friday, the provincial government announced that its regulations were ready for cannabis legalization. Among the new rules are a maximum possession limit of 1,000 grams, no smoking or vaping in indoor public places (except in designated rooms), at bus stops or bus shelters, on public patios or on school property.

However, there are exceptions. For example, rules allow for the consumption of medical cannabis on school property and on inter-city buses, trains and boats.

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