Resources on Cannabis Law and Use

Canadian law regulating cannabis changed on October 17th, 2018.  Many service providers have indicated that they are fielding questions and concerns about the new law.  These resources may be useful in responding to these questions.

Justice Canada’s website has information about what is legal and not legal:

The Province of Manitoba website ‘Know the Facts’ has extensive information about cannabis regulation in Manitoba:

The Addictions Foundation of Manitoba has produced a resource called Weeding Out the Facts:

Entry Program created a brief presentation for students which can be found on their website:

For Service Providers

The Canadian Public Health Association has many resources for service providers ( including webinars on cannabis for service providers (

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has resources on Talking to Youth about Cannabis

CAMH has produced a pamphlet on reducing health risks when using cannabis.