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Cannabis

Cannabis also known as marijuana, weed, pot, dope, and hash is typically green, brown and or grey in colour and comes from dried flower buds and leaves from the cannabis plant. The main chemical in cannabis is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which is the ingredient that makes users experience a 'high'. Cannabis can be smoked, vaped, or ingested through food or drink.

As of October 17, 2018, cannabis is now legal for recreational use for people aged 19 and over.

The Health Unit is responsible for enforcing cannabis use and distribution through the same framework utilized for Tobacco, under the Smoke Free Ontario Act. If you have a question or complaint about cannabis please call 519-753-4937 ext. 455. All complaints are kept confidential.