October 17, 2018 marked the day when cannabis would be legal for consumption across Canada. Each province made its own set of rules and regulations outlining the consumer acquisition and consumption of the drug. The Quebec government opted to give the city of Montreal and its boroughs the power to set their own bylaws for consumption.
With so many rules, it is very easy to get confused. This website acts as an easy way to find out how you can legally and safely consume cannabis in your borough, as well as a way to help clarify some of Montreal's bylaws. To get started, simply click on your borough on the interactive map.
Permitted to possess 30 grams of dried cannabis or its equivalent in a public place.
Permitted to possess up to 150 grams of cannabis in a private residence regardless of how many people live there.
Prohibited for minors to possess or to give cannabis.
Prohibited on the grounds, premises or in buildings providing preschool education services, elementary and secondary school instructional services, educational services in vocational training or educational services to adults in general education.
Prohibited on the premises or in buildings of a college-level educational institution, with the exception of student residences.
Prohibited on the grounds and in the facilities of a childcare centre or day care centre; on the grounds, premises or in buildings used for detention.
Consumption is Permitted in all other public areas where smoking cigarettes is permitted.
Prohibited to cultivate cannabis for personal use.