Canada Leaps - Nationwide Legalization of Cannabis
You have probably already seen plenty of articles and news on the subject, but this one is our take on the matter.
Little bit of numbers and history.
On June 19, 2018, Canada passes the law authorizing recreational use of marijuana throughout the country. In accordance with the new law, starting from October 17, 2018, residents of the country are allowed to purchase and consume marijuana. Canada becomes the first G7 country to completely legalize cannabis use for recreational purposes at the national level.
Who can buy cannabis in Canada?
Everyone who has reached the age of 18 has the right to purchase flower, concentrate and any products containing THC, CBD, etc. in any official dispensary.
How much cannabis can you buy, possess, and transport in Canada?
Anyone over the age of 18 may purchase 30 grams of flower or its equivalent. The same amount can be carried around, stored anywhere and distributed.
That’s about all you need to know so we will not bore you with more details. We’d rather give you something way cooler.
Can I take some cannabis with me after my trip to Canada after legalization?
When traveling from Canada, you can not take flower out of the country with you, no matter where you are going, even if it’s a U.S. state where recreational cannabis is legal, like Colorado. All Canadian flower must remain within the borders of the country. It is the same way as with the U.S. state laws where you cannot take flower out of state.
What flower is worth trying in Canada?
We have prepared the TOP Best Canadian Cannabis Strains for you! Here is our list:
This indica strain with sleepy and giggly effects, relieves stress while offering a pungent citrus smell. It is a blend of Northern Lights #5 and Skunk #1 with plenty of trichomes and very visible crystals. The strain's THC content is up to 16.5%.
A hybrid strain providing uplifting and talkative effects that also enhances happiness and relieves stress, and eases or removes pain. Its sweet smell is that of citrus and lemon. It is considered to be a phenotype of White Widow. Jean Guy is also great for for fibromyalgia and cancer symptoms relief. The strain has a THC content of up to 25%, so watch out, beginners!
This hybrid will make you feel aroused and focused at the same time offering a good anesthetic effect. Pine and woody smelling it has medicinal and cerebrally stimulating effects with a slow but powerful onset. With 14% of THC it is a great flower for beginners.
A happiness inducing and relaxing hybrid with the smell of earth and cheese. Perfect for a good night’s sleep with 14-16% THC - an amount that is potent but not likely to be overwhelming.
An indica strain if you are looking for euphoria, relaxation and energy. The smell is an amazing combination of fruity, pine, spicy, and sweet. The THC levels are 20-25% on average and have a combination of both indica and sativa effects.
We hope you found this article useful and good luck celebrating the legalization in Canada. And, as always - consume responsibly!
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