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

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

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

Impaired Driving

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.

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

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

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

While edibles can be produced at home for personal use, it remains illegal under federal law to sell edibles, including at restaurants and markets.

The rules for transporting cannabis in a vehicle are the same as alcohol. Cannabis must be in a closed, sealed package and out of reach from anyone in the vehicle. You can be fined up to $2,000 for improper storage.

If you’re 19 or over, you can have up to 30 grams of dried cannabis (or equivalent) with you in public. There are no restrictions on how much you can keep in your home, as long as it’s for personal use. Store cannabis safely and keep it away from children and pets.

There’s a limit to how much you can grow

Cannabis laws are different in each province and territory in Canada. Here’s what you need to know about what is and isn’t legal in Nova Scotia.

Federal regulations for the legal sale and production of edible cannabis, extracts and topicals came into effect on October 17, 2019. Consumers should expect to see products on NSLC shelves beginning no earlier than mid-December 2019 due to Health Canada’s review process.

Municipalities may pass additional bylaws that further restrict cultivation. Some have, so be aware of local bylaws.

The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation is the only authorized retailer of recreational cannabis in Nova Scotia. Cannabis can be purchased by adults 19 or over at designated NSLC stores or online. For more information, visit the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation.

Patients with a prescription for medical cannabis may travel with that prescription throughout Canada and may carry it with them on planes. They may not, however, travel internationally with their prescription.

We are currently scheduling remote consultations throughout Nova Scotia. If you would like to have an online meeting with one of our practitioners to explore whether medical cannabis might be right for you, please fill out our webform to make a Telemedicine Appointment. All appointments are free of charge to the patient.

Because consultations can take place remotely, we can work with patients from anywhere in Nova Scotia, including Halifax, Sydney, Yarmouth, Digby and Pictou.

Contact us today to schedule your remote booking

Medical cannabis has been used legally by patients throughout Nova Scotia since 2001. There are many forms and strains of medical cannabis, including those that contain CBD only, THC only (the psychoactive compound in cannabis) or a combination of both. When you get your prescription through CannaWay Clinic, we will assess your needs and develop a treatment plan based on your needs and condition.

If you have one of the conditions listed above or another condition that you think may be helped by medical cannabis, you may fill out our online form to consult with one of our doctors.

Before a patient can be granted a prescription for medical cannabis from one of our physicians, they must go through a consultation process to assess their condition. If a prescription is written, the patient can then order medical cannabis through a Health Canada approved Licensed Cannabis Producer.

At CannaWay Clinic, we develop custom treatment plans for our patients and continually monitor their progress, so we know when to adjust their doses or try a new strain.