Cannabis edibles, topicals and extracts became legal in Canada on October 17, 2019.
You must be 19 years or older to buy, use, possess or grow non-medical cannabis in B.C.
It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours to begin to feel the effects of edible cannabis and up to four hours to feel the full effects. The intoxicating effects can last up to 12 hours, with some residual effects lasting up to 24 hours.
Getting behind the wheel while impaired is not only dangerous, it’s illegal. Drug-affected drivers can face serious consequences like fines, licence prohibitions and jail-time.