An Act to tighten the regulation of cannabis passed on November 1, 2019. This act amends the Cannabis Regulation Act.
It is now prohibited to smoke or vape cannabis in any public place, indoors or outdoors. Beginning January 1, 2020, the minimum legal age to buy or possess cannabis and to be admitted to the premises of the Société québécoise
du cannabis will be raised to 21.
To learn more about the act’s provision, visit the government of Québec’s Web site on cannabis regulation at http://www.quebec.ca/cannabis
To make a complaint or for more information about the Cannabis Regulation Act:
You can contact the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, at 1-877-416-8222.