It’s good to get to know our laws. They'll help keep you, and others, safe.

You will have to be 19+.

You will have to be 19+ to purchase, possess or consume cannabis or be allowed in a Cannabis NB store.

You won’t be able to consume cannabis in public.

In New Brunswick, you won't be able to smoke cannabis where smoking is prohibited under the Smoke-Free Places Act. You must be in a private dwelling or on vacant land with permission.

Cannabis NB will be the only legal retailer of adult-use cannabis in New Brunswick.

On October 17, 2018, Cannabis NB will have 20 retail stores and online purchasing will also be available.

There are limits.

In New Brunswick, you'll be able to purchase and carry up to 30 grams (or equivalent) at a time. We’ll provide secure packaging to get you from store to home where it must be kept in a secure place, inaccessible to minors.

Your cannabis must always be secure.

Once you have purchased cannabis, it must be kept in a secure place that's inaccessible to a person who is under 19 years of age.

Cannabis and driving don’t mix.

Like alcohol, cannabis can cause impairment. And it’s illegal to drive while impaired.

Read the full Acts that regulate adult-use cannabis in New Brunswick here:

The Cannabis Act: Here’s What You Need to Know

Introduction to the Federal Cannabis Act

New Brunswick Bill 16 – Cannabis Control Act