Manitoba is the only province to establish a minimum age for purchasing and using cannabis higher than the provincial legal drinking age.
Residents will NOT be allowed to grow their own plants. When transporting cannabis within Manitoba, it must be kept in the vehicle’s trunk, or behind the last seat.
Smoking cannabis while intoxicated is not allowed. Providing a person who is impaired by alcohol with cannabis is a crime.
The Manitoba Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority will be responsible for cannabis distribution and has signed supply deals with 11 Licensed Producers.
INFORMATION AT A GLANCE
Where to Buy?
Online and in 22 private retail locations, initially. No co-location with alcohol allowed. Municipalities can prohibit retail sales.
19 years is the minimum age to buy, carry, use, and share.
Public Use will not be allowed. No consumption in vehicles or enclosed public spaces.
For more information about cannabis regulation rules in Manitoba, please refer to Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba and Cannabis Use in Manitoba.
Once legalized, all recreational cannabis will be sourced from ACMPR Licensed Producers only. This ensures quality assurance, 3rd party testing, and other important regulations are strictly followed.
All provinces and territories have set 30 grams as the maximum amount an individual can buy or carry in public at a time.