Learn more about marijuana in Nova Scotia
Where are Dispensaries Located in Nova Scotia?▼
Where Can I Consume Cannabis in Nova Scotia?▼
You will be able to use cannabis in the privacy of your own home. If you rent, your landlord can put rules in place about using and growing cannabis on their property. Cannabis in any form cannot be used in vehicles by the passenger or drivers.
The Smoke Free Places Act prohibit the use of cannabis in public places. Municipalities may pass additional bylaws concerning the use of cannabis in public places.
How Do I Get a Job in the Nova Scotia Cannabis Industry?▼
Since Canada, and subsequently Nova Scotia, recently legalized the use of recreational marijuana, there will be many opportunities to get into the marijuana industry. You can find a variety of different jobs in the cannabis industry online.
Is Drug Testing for Cannabis Legal in Nova Scotia?▼
According to the article, “Lawyer suggests employers review drug and alcohol policies,” even with the legalization of recreational marijuana, laws and regulations for drug testing are not going to change. The whole country of Canada has a strong belief against randomly drug testing employees.
Canadians consider it discrimination to unreasonably drug test employees and is an invasion of privacy. However, employers are allowed to drug test employees if they are in a safety sensitive position such as working in:
- Mine operations
- Oil refineries
- Manufacturing plants
- Nuclear power plants
- Chemical plants
- Railway operations
The sole purpose of drug testing the employees in these positions is to maintain the safety of everyone around them, including themselves.
Is Marijuana Cannabis Legal in Nova Scotia?▼
Customers will also be able to buy cannabis online from the NSLC online website. Since cardholders and customers are allowed to buy marijuana online, marijuana delivery will be permitted. However details of this operation are not yet available.
How do I Pay for Cannabis in Nova Scotia Dispensaries?▼
Cash and card are anticipated to be accepted across the country.