Learn more about marijuana in Alberta
Where Are Dispensaries Located in Alberta?▼
Where Can I Consume Cannabis?▼
According to the article “Alberta unveils marijuana framework,” consumption will be restricted to private property and will fall under much of the framework for tobacco. School and hospitals will be off-limits for consuming marijuana.
How Do I Get a Job in the Alberta Marijuana Industry?▼
There is huge opportunity for new jobs in Alberta with the legalization of recreational marijuana. Alberta allows private cannabis stores as a sales option.
Is Drug Testing for Marijuana Legal in Alberta?▼
Alberta's Human Rights Laws make it difficult for employers to force workers to get drug tested. According to the Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission, drug and alcohol testing including testing for cannabis, is only allowed in certain circumstances.
The province Alberta strongly believes in human rights and believes that it is discriminatory to test potential or existing employees for drug and alcohol consumption if the test is not reasonable or justifiable.
Is Cannabis Delivery Legal in Alberta?▼
Medical marijuana delivery is legal in Alberta. As of August 2018, it is unclear whether recreational delivery will be readily available or allowed.
How Can I Pay for Marijuana at Dispensaries?▼
As Alberta is now just getting started in the marijuana industry, there is little information on how each recreational dispensary is going to handle their payment methods. Since medical dispensaries offer delivery, you can pay for it online with card or pay with cash when the product is delivered.