Medical cannabis is regulated by the Government of Canada and will continue to be subject to different rules than recreational cannabis.
Minimum age is 19
Ontario has strict rules in place to make sure workplaces are safe.
Growing your own cannabis
You must be 19 and older to buy, use, possess and grow recreational cannabis. This is the same as the minimum age for the sale of tobacco and alcohol in Ontario.
Canadian health regulator on Thursday raised concerns about the large quantity of medical marijuana people were growing at home, after its data showed a significant jump in daily average production permitted by health care practitioners.
“Health Canada is concerned that high daily authorized amounts are, in a few instances, leading to abuse of the access to cannabis for medical purposes framework and are undermining the integrity of the system,” the regulator said.
5:47 This is how you grow marijuana at home