Learn more about marijuana in British Columbia
Where Are the Dispensaries Located in British Columbia?▼
Where can Cannabis be Consumed in British Columbia?▼
Individuals may not consume marijuana on school property, work, health department property, any type of park, and many other locations. In regard to public consumption, British Columbia designates marijuana like tobacco and tobacco vaporizers.
Public consumption of marijuana is more culturally accepted here than in any other province. It is common to smell marijuana in densely-populated urban environments. It’s not uncommon to find a gray market cannabis lounge when walking the streets.
Is Drug Testing Legal in British Columbia?▼
There is no law that enables or condemns drug testing in British Columbia. Generally, if the employer is able to justify the test on a basis of safety or can successfully prove that drug testing is essential for the company, then there is little an employee can do to resist.
If some individual feels that their company is violating their privacy by requiring a drug test, they can seek a different outcome in a court of law.
Is Cannabis Delivery Legal in British Columbia?▼
Delivery of medical marijuana is legal throughout Canada. It’s the primary way medical cardholders get their cannabis and other infused products. Cardholders must sign at the door.
Aside from medical, in B.C.’s current gray market, consumers have access to many delivery options. Within in the city, bike couriers fly around the streets, while some services ship to the entire province and even further.
Under current law, the transportation of marijuana, if not for medical use, constitutes controlled substance trafficking, but the new law permitting recreational use will allow for legal adult-use deliveries to be made.
How Can I Pay for Marijuana in British Columbia?▼
With the national passage of the Cannabis Act, banks are now able to offer their lines of service to companies in and around the cannabis industry. This means individuals may use debit and credit cards when paying for marijuana, as opposed to largely cash-based markets in the United States.
Of course, cash will still be an accepted method of payment.