If you have any health issues, or have questions about the effects of cannabis on your health, you should speak to your health care provider.
You may not sell the cannabis you grow at home to others.
It puts in place, in Canada, a new, strict framework for controlling cannabis:
When you are travelling within Canada, you may possess up to 30 grams of dried cannabis or its equivalent, if you meet the minimum age requirement of the province or territory you are in.
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It’s illegal to take any cannabis across the Canadian border, regardless whether:
In some cases, you may also need a licence from the Canada Revenue Agency to sell cannabis. Legal cannabis products must carry an excise stamp, except those products with less than 0.3% THC or no THC.
This past March, a BC based cannabis nursery, Progeny Bio/Erbaceous, announced a new variety they would be sending to BC soon, Kilimanjaro (Stylized as: “K 1 L I M A N J A R O”). Soon after a micro cultivator in Alberta, ANC Cannabis began offering seeds in BC under the 34 St Seed Co brand, followed soon by Alberta and Ontario, offering varieties like Lemon Safire, Lemon Skunk, Pink Lemonade, Super Lemon Haze, Golden Lemons 2.0, and Fruity Hoops.
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As the two provinces that have banned home growing of cannabis, Manitoba and Quebec are also not providing any seeds or plants for sale to the public.
Since then, several other options have slowly emerged, with British Columbia offering the bulk of the current options (11 currently). While Progeny Bio/Erbaceous now has a second variety, D3NALI, available in BC, WeedMe, Jax Genetics, Pristine Seeds and now Pure Sun Farms are added to the list. Prices range from $29-$59 for four seeds.
Nova Scotia also currently lists 11 varieties of seeds, although only eight are available at the moment. Two are Tweed’s stand by varieties of Argyle and Bakerstreet at $54.99 for four seeds. The other nine are from Jax at $59.80 for four.
As of October 17, 2018, the cultivation of cannabis seed is permitted in accordance with the requirements of the Cannabis Act and Regulations.
The CFIA regulates the import, export, certification and grading of cannabis seed under the following acts and regulations:
CFIA’s role in the regulation of cannabis seed
The CFIA’s Seeds Act and Regulations and Plant Protection Act and Regulations regulate cannabis seed in the following ways:
Cannabis could also be subject to assessment under the Seeds Act and Seeds Regulations as a plant with novel traits, if a novel trait was introduced in to the crop.