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In Canada, cannabis is legal for recreational use. Learn more about cannabis and its impact.

Cannabis, also called marijuana, weed and pot, is a drug that comes from a plant. It consists of dried flowers, fruiting tops and leaves that are greenish or brownish.

In October 2018, Canada legalized cannabis for recreational use.

Cannabis use is linked with:

Cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals

The production and sale of cannabis edibles, topicals and extracts became legal under the Canadian government cannabis regulations on October 17, 2019.

These new products come in the following forms:


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