NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
Cannabis Laws

How much cannabis can I carry? 
Where can I smoke cannabis? Can I grow?

Find out the answer!

How old do I have to be to purchase cannabis?

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You must be at least 19+ to purchase cannabis in the Northwest Territories

How much cannabis can i have at a time?

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You can carry up to 30 grams in public area or in a vehicle

What can I grow?

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You’re allowed to grow up to 4 plants per home.

Where can I purchase cannabis in the Northwest Territories?

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Cannabis will be available for purchase through retail stores or online stores run by the government as well as private retailers.

Where can i consume cannabis?

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Cannabis cannot be consumed in public places in the Northwest Territories. Cannabis use is limited to private residences only.

Can I use my cannabis in the store or on the premise of the store?

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No, cannabis is not permitted to be used in or on retail store property.

Can I bring my child into the store with me?

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Minors may be in cannabis retail stores when accompanied by a parent or authorized person only.

Can my landlord stop me from using or growing cannabis at home?

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Property owners can deem a residence smoke-free and restrict cultivation or consumption at their discretion.

Can I use cannabis in my car?

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No, use of cannabis in a vehicle is prohibited by a driver or any occupants.

How do I transport cannabis in my car?

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Your cannabis must be in a sealed package out of the reach of the driver and occupants, unless it is in its original package, unopened.

What happens if someone is caught driving high?

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There is a zero tolerance policy for drivers under the age of 21 and commercial drivers.

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