Prince Edward Island Cannabis Control Act (Bill 29, An Act to Respond to the Legalization of Cannabis)
The federal government has committed to legalize cannabis through the Cannabis Act, Bill C-45. The provinces and territories are responsible for a number of areas as a result of the federal Act.
Prince Edward Island passed the Cannabis Control Act (Schedule 1, Bill 29) which establishes rules related to the sale, distribution, purchase, possession, cultivation, propagation, and harvesting of cannabis.
When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
- Recall the purpose of the Cannabis Control Act
- Identify the authorized seller in Prince Edward Island
- Explain the rules around public consumption including smoking and vaping cannabis
- Articulate the offences and penalties under the Cannabis Control Act
This course is designed for Prince Edward Island law enforcement officers.
Content for this course was provided by the Prince Edward Island Department of Justice and Public Safety.
Estimated Length: 30 min
Release Date: October 2018