Do I need a prescription?2020-12-31T04:39:56-05:00

To gain access to medical cannabis, you will be required to get a prescription provided by a registered medical professional.

Can I use recreational cannabis for medical purposes?2020-12-31T04:38:04-05:00

Yes, as the cultivars used for medical purposes are also available in a variety of recreational forms as well. If a consumer feels they would benefit from medical cannabis, it is recommended to speak with their doctor or healthcare professional to better assist them. This does not, however, mean that recreational users can’t purchase the same cultivars simply because they prefer the effects. There is no difference in regulations around the cultivation of medical and recreational, it’s all cannabis.

Do I need a prescription?2020-12-31T04:36:41-05:00

To gain access to medical cannabis, you will be required to get a prescription provided by a registered medical professional.

Are edibles sativa or indica?2020-12-31T04:35:34-05:00

Indica & Sativa are words used in the cannabis lexicon to refer to potential effects, so edibles could be sativa, indica or hybrid. However we may start to notice these labels being removed from these types of products from producers.

Why do edibles hit harder?2020-12-31T04:35:02-05:00

How hard an edible hits is subjective to the user. A potential reason for this occurrence could be the consumers’ inability to assess the proper amount to ingest, as there has not been a regulated legal market in which to do so. Also, when THC is ingested, the body turns it into a strong form called 11-hydroxy-THC. With edibles legalization, consumers can use the “Start low, go slow” methodology to pinpoint their exact tolerance to enable an enjoyable edible experience.

Can edibles hit instantly?2020-12-31T04:34:36-05:00

No, Edibles cannot hit you instantly. Edibles, like all other food, must pass through the digestive system in order to be processed into the blood-stream via the Liver.

Are edibles legal in Canada?2020-12-31T04:34:18-05:00

Yes, as of October 17, 2019 Edibles producers are now allowed to begin production. Edibles will be available on the market in mid to late December. Making your own edibles has been legal recreationally since October 17th 2018.

Are cannabis cartridges and vapes legal in Canada?2020-12-31T04:32:05-05:00

Yes, as of October 17, 2019

Do cannabis vapes smell?2020-12-31T04:31:19-05:00

Yes, decarboxylated (or vapourized) cannabis does have a distinct smell. It’s not the same as burning/smoking, but it does have a smell.

What is vaping?2020-12-31T04:30:02-05:00

The process of vaping cannabis involves heating cannabis flower or extracts to a temperature that turns the active compounds (cannabinoids and terpenes) into vapor.

Can cannabis flowers be vaped?2020-12-31T04:29:42-05:00

Yes, there are many flower vaporizers available in the Canadian regulated market.

Is there nicotine in cannabis?2020-12-31T04:28:59-05:00

No, this would be in violation of the Health Canada Regulations regarding the mixing of regulated intoxicants.

Are weed, pot, and hemp, the same thing?2020-12-31T04:28:32-05:00

Weed, Pot, and Hemp all derived from the species Cannabis Sativa. Weed and pot are simply just different names referring to the cannabis plant, primarily the female plant for its dried, consumable flower. Hemp is a separate cultivar of the Cannabis Sativa plant which produces less than 0.3% THC. It is primarily used for industrial textile purposes.

How does cannabis get you high?2020-12-31T04:27:21-05:00

The main active compound, THC, binds to CB1 receptors in the brain’s reward system, cannabis produces feelings of euphoria and intoxication.

What is the active ingredient in cannabis?2020-12-31T04:26:24-05:00

THC, Tetrahydrocannabinol is the primary compound found in Cannabis.

What is THC?2020-12-31T04:26:04-05:00

Tetrahydrocannabinol is a cannabinoid that exists in Cannabis. It is the main psychoactive component that is responsible for the “high” feeling experienced after consumption.

What does cannabis look like?2020-12-31T04:25:15-05:00

Cannabis is a plant known for its characteristic 7-node leaves. At the base of the leaf exists the nodes responsible for flower growth. A fully mature female plant has flowers that grow next to and up along the main stem of each individual chute. This gives the main chute a thicker, condensed and bushy appearance. The flowers and the leaves can mature into various hues of green, yellow, orange, red, purple, and pink. Once harvested, the plant is cut down, the leaves are trimmed off, and only the flower remains to be dried, cured, and consumed. The flower size depends on the growth conditions but on average will by 2-4” inches with a similar width variation.

What is cannabis?2020-12-31T04:24:48-05:00

Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. It grows flowers that are consumed for medicinal and recreational purposes.

How much product can I order at one time?2020-12-31T04:45:39-05:00

Staying in line with possession laws under the Cannabis Act, a guest of the legal age of consumption may purchase up to 30g equivalent of dried flower in one transaction (learn more about how Health Canada defines cannabis equivalency for non-flower forms here). That’s enough, right? If you are purchasing oil or capsules, the equivalence is automatically calculated by our system so you’ll never purchase more than what’s legal. We got you covered- see our available cannabis offerings here.

Do I need to bring my ID to the store? What if I’m 60?2020-12-31T04:20:20-05:00

Yes, Just like with alcohol or tobacco sales, All Canadian citizens are subject to photo identification requests while purchasing cannabis for the sake of age validation.

What cannabis products are legal in Canada?2020-12-31T04:19:59-05:00

Currently, Canada regulations only allow the sale of dried cannabis flowers in the recreational market. Medically there are cannabis extract soft gels, and edible oils. As of December 2019, new products are available such as edibles, beverages, extracts and vape pens.

Can cannabis or CBD help prevent coronavirus, colds or flu?2020-12-31T04:15:44-05:00

No. There is no approved research to indicate that cannabis or CBD can stop COVID-19 or other viruses. To prevent coronavirus, always follow Health Canada guidelines, such as staying at home and avoiding non-essential trips outside, staying at least two metres away from anyone other than those with whom you live, washing your hands frequently, and more.

Why should I wash my hands frequently during the COVID-19 pandemic?2020-12-31T04:15:05-05:00

Washing your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water – for a minimum of 20 seconds – is a great way to help reduce the increase of illness at any time, but especially now to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Always wash your hands or use hand sanitizer, this should be essential before handling food and after going to the bathroom. Likewise, clean your hands before handling cannabis and cannabis accessories.

How can cannabis users be responsible during the coronavirus outbreak?2020-12-31T04:14:44-05:00

It is advised to consume your cannabis solo, and don’t share joints or accessories. COVID-19, known as coronavirus, can spread through respiratory droplets emitted when you cough or sneeze, and can also be found on the skin such as hands or shared items like joints, pipes, vapes, or bongs. (To be clear, it’s best to avoid sharing these anytime you’re sick, not just during COVID-19.) Wash your hands often with soap and water, and remember to avoid touching your mouth, nose, or eyes. Vapes, beverages, and edibles all offer an alternative way to enjoy cannabis without sharing with others, in addition to smoking flower. Practise social distancing and keep at least two metres from anyone other than those with whom you live with.

Remember also: cannabis products should be stored safely in a place where there’s little to no risk of contamination. Preliminary information suggests coronavirus can live on surfaces for up to several days. All cannabis devices and accessories should be cleaned regularly with either alcohol or soap and water, according to applicable manufacturer guidelines. For more about how to prevent COVID-19, what coronavirus does, how to prevent it, what symptoms feel like, and other coronavirus precautions, recommendations, news and updates, visit Health Canada.

Should I mix cannabis with alcohol and tobacco?2020-12-31T04:13:45-05:00

Combining cannabis and alcohol can elevate the felt effects and lead to extreme intoxication, dizziness and nausea. Combining cannabis with alcohol can also increase the risk of vulnerable people experiencing psychotic symptoms. Combining the two further lowers concentration and reaction times.

Tobacco is harmful on its own, and the co-use of tobacco and cannabis has been associated with developing a dependence on either substance, negative mental health outcomes, engagement in other risk-taking behaviors, and increased difficulty stopping cannabis use. There is some evidence that suggests combining tobacco with cannabis can lead to taking up cigarette smoking. In addition, using both substances may also lead to increased health risks compared to using just one or the other, such as the impact on the respiratory system.

Who should take special precautions when using cannabis?2020-12-31T04:13:21-05:00

Seniors using cannabis must be aware of the increased risk of falling due to impairment, drowsiness and dizziness – side effects with heightened consequences due to their age.

People With Serious Mental Health Concerns

Anyone with a personal history of serious mental health disorders should always discuss cannabis with their healthcare professional before consumption. This includes people with a history of schizophrenia, depression or bipolar disorder. No matter your mental health history, stay in tune and keep track of how cannabis use affects your overall wellness.


Health Canada states that cannabis is contraindicated for anyone with a serious liver, kidney, heart or lung disease.

Should I consume cannabis while pregnant/breastfeeding?2020-12-31T04:12:44-05:00

There is no known safe amount of cannabis to use during pregnancy or when breastfeeding. Cannabis use during pregnancy has been linked to low birth weight, and can harm a child’s brain development. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should not consume cannabis, as it could harm the fetus or baby.

How long will my cannabis stay fresh?2020-12-31T04:12:09-05:00

If you store it as above – sheltering it from light, air, moisture, and high temperatures – your cannabis should stay fresh for around 6 months.

How should I store my cannabis?2020-12-31T04:11:27-05:00

The best way to keep your flower fresh is to keep it in a cool, dark, dry place. Light, heat, and moisture will all contribute to a change in the cannabinoids of your cannabis. Dark glass containers protect from harmful UV rays, while letting non-harmful UV rays to penetrate through.

Avoid the following when storing your cannabis:

  • Keeping the cannabis in a plastic bag.
  • Keeping it in a container that is too large for the quantity (that means extra oxygen!).
  • Storing your stash in a sunny place.
  • Storing it in clear glass rather than dark.
  • Storing it in the fridge or freezer. Freezing can make your trichomes break off, which drastically alters your experience, and the fridge is a very cool and dark place but there is often a lot of moisture in a fridge.
How do I know if your cannabis is safe to consume?2020-12-31T04:10:20-05:00

Health Canada conducts several routine quality control checks under the ACMPR to ensure our cannabis is not only top quality, but also safe for consumption.


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