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Retail cannabis sales

Council voted on Thursday, December 13 to allow private cannabis stores in Ottawa under the rules of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

See also: Report on Ontario Cannabis legislation

Smoke free by-laws

Once the Province finalizes regulations for smoking and vaping under the Smoke Free Ontario Act, 2017, the City of Ottawa will consider possible changes to smoking and vaping regulations within existing by-laws and whether new regulations are needed.

It is anticipated that public engagement opportunities on smoking and vaping regulations will occur in early 2019.

Commercial edible cannabis products

The Government of Canada has announced that it expects to enact rules for commercial edible cannabis products in 2019.

Once the federal and provincial rules are established, the City of Ottawa will consider any local rules that may be required.

Consultations for this issue will be announced later.

Cannabis parent information nights

Come join Ottawa Public Health and its partners to learn more about cannabis, the new legislation, how to talk to your youth as well as available resources and services.

Upcoming Cannabis Parent Information Nights.