As of October 17, 2018, customers are able to purchase recreational cannabis from the NSLC. Here is where you can find information on our new mandate and how we offer recreational cannabis responsibly.
WHO can buy recreational cannabis?
Any person over the age of 19 are able to purchase cannabis products as of October 17, 2018.
WHAT cannabis products will be sold?
We offer dried flower, oils, pre-roll, capsules and basic accessories. Seeds are available online only as there are limited quantities. We do not offer edibles at this time as they have not been legalized.
These products are for recreational use only. Customers requiring cannabis for strictly medical reasons will continue to have access to the federally regulated market for medical cannabis direct from Licensed Producers. Please consult your health care provider for health-related questions and information about medicinal cannabis.
WHERE can I purchase recreational cannabis?
Recreational cannabis is sold in 12 stores that are in population hubs in the province. They are the Amherst Mall, Antigonish, Dufferin St. in Bridgewater, Portland Street in Dartmouth, Joseph Howe Drive and Clyde Street in Halifax, Downsview Plaza in Lower Sackville, New Minas, Sydney River, Court Street in Truro, Yarmouth and East Side New Glasgow. All except the Clyde Street store will have retail cannabis sold at a store within our store. Our Clyde Street location is our only stand-alone store and will feature our most robust assortment of cannabis and cannabis accessories.
WHEN will I be able to buy cannabis at the NSLC?
As of October 17th, 2018 at select stores and online.
WHY was the NSLC chosen?
We have a proven track record of success retailing a controlled product in a responsible way and providing a level of customer service that our customers enjoy. We are committed to applying the same retail principals and industry best practice to cannabis and do so in a responsible manner and according to federal and provincial guidelines.
How will cannabis be sold?
Cannabis is sold in select NSLC stores. To meet Health Canada regulations, the sales area will be restricted to those age 19 or older. CLICK HERE for what is acceptable ID.