Buying Weed and Marijuana Online in Canada Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

With legalization, recreational marijuana use is expanding in Canada but unfortunately most people are confused about what the actual rules are surrounding weed. And for good reason. The laws vary by province to province and depend on a variety factors.

However, in general, adults can buy, carry and share up to 30 grams, or slightly over an ounce, of dried cannabis at one time which is enough weed to roll roughly 60 joints– that’s good for a pretty rocking party.

Here’s what you need to know if you

’re going to buy marijuana in Canada for weed.

How old do I have to be to buy weed legally?

You must be 19 to buy, possess and consume cannabis in most of Canada, including British Columbia and Ontario. However, in Alberta and Quebec the minimum legal age is 18. Although Quebec’s government is  working on a bill to raise the minimum age to 21.

Where can marijuana be purchased?

Online sales are available in all provinces and territories whether through a private retailer or government-run websites. E-commerce platform Shopify is managing the online sales for the provinces. You can also buy marijuana from your local dispensary.

What can I expect to pay?

Provinces and territories are responsible for regulating cannabis sales, and online sites list a wide variety of marijuana with a range of prices.

Just with any other business you

basically pay for what you get. You should factor in things such as customer service, brand, and quality of product.

Where can I smoke?

Again, public consumption of cannabis varies from province to province. You can’t smoke pot on the sidewalk in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan or the Yukon, where marijuana consumption is banned in public. Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario allow you to smoke weed anywhere it’s legal to smoke tobacco, except cars and places where children are often present.

Generally that means no smoking in parks, sporting fields or near a school or playground. You also cannot spoke in public buildings which includes cannabis. In Ontario you must be more than 20 meters, or about 66 feet, away from an area like a school, playground or day care center — even if children are not present.

Can I overdose on marijuana?

No one has ever died of marijuana overdose but it is possible to suffer serious effects of too much THC, so be careful when consuming. It’s always a best practice to start small and steadily increase dosage.

Is CBD Oil legal in Canada?

CBD is naturally found in all cannabis plants but their concentrations may vary depending on the specific plant in question. You can purchase CBD oil in legal recreational outlets and online.

Can I Smoke Weed and Drive? 

While the police are still trying to figure out the best way to test for marijuana, driving while under the influence of cannabis is illegal in Canada. Cannabis must be sealed and out of reach to drivers and passengers if being transported by car. If caught driving while high, you could face substantial fines and or go to prison for driving under the influence.

How Long Does Weed Stay In The System?

Traces of marijuana stay in the body for several days after use. If a person has been using marijuana heavily, it sometimes takes weeks for the traces to be eliminated from the body.

Can I bring Cannabis into the United States?

Nine states in the United States and the District of Columbia now allow recreational marijuana use, including Maine, Washington and Vermont, which share the border with Canada. But that doesn’t mean you can cross the border with weed. Travelers going to the United States are barred from bringing cannabis with them because the sale, possession, production and distribution of marijuana remain illegal under federal law.

IS IT SAFE TO ORDER FROM CHEAP BUD CANADA?

Yes! Cheap Bud Canada is one of Canada’s largest mail order online dispensaries for premium marijuana products. Our marijuana growers follow the strictest guidelines and we test all strains to ensure that we are selling only the best quality marijuana products.

Mail order cannabis dispensaries are very common and a easy way for people to discreetly buy medical marijuana.

CAN I TRUST CHEAP BUD CANADA?

While there are a number of scammers on the internet who claim to sell legal weed, we can assure you we aren’t one of them. We have spent years building a solid reputation amongst medical patients and strongly support the use of medical marijuana.

We understand the needs of medical patients that may have trouble purchasing their medicine from a dispensary for any number of reasons and believe they shouldn’t be forced to have to buy illegally on the streets. We have made the decision to offer full access to our site to medical patients in Canada so they may have safe access to their medicine at any time.

Orders

How do I place an order online with Cheap Bud Canada?

Here’s a step-by-step guide on placing your mail order online with Cheap Bud Canada:

  1. Locate the products you are interested in ordering by going to our e-store.
  2. Click on the desired product(s), choose your weight and quantity, then click “Add to Cart”.
  3. When you have all your products in your shopping cart, click the cart icon in the website header to view your cart.
  4. Review your order and click the “Proceed to Checkout” button.
  5. On the checkout page, you’ll need to enter your billing and shipping information, and create an account to check the status of your order.
  6. Click the “Place Order” button.
  7. We only accept payments through e-transfer right now, so on the next page you’ll see your order number, and information on how to transfer the payment to us. Make sure you follow the instructions carefully, and input the secret password exactly as it appears. You’ll also be emailed a copy of these instructions.
  8. Once we receive your e-transfer, your order status will change to Processing .
  9. When we ship your order, your order status will change to Complete. We ship all orders within 2 business days of receiving payment.
  10. You will be able to see your Xpresspost tracking number in the My Account section of the website.

Congrats, you have now placed your order!

Can I order large quantities?

Yes. If you desire a larger quantity that what we have listed, you may want to consider the bulk section.

Can I order large quantities?

Yes. If you desire a larger quantity that what we have listed, you may want to consider the bulk section.

Is there a minimum amount I can order?

There’s a minimum order of $50 that’s required in order to complete your order. Orders between $50 and $450 are charged a shipping rate set by Canada Post based on the weight of your order and your location.

Accounts

How do I create an account?

If you are over the age of 19 and live in Canada, you can create an account on Cheap Bud Canada for free! Either create an account when placing your first order, or click here to sign up. You’ll use your account to place orders, track your shipments and view previous orders.

Who is eligible to purchase on your site?

Only qualified clients over the age of 19 who live in Canada are able to purchase medical marijuana through Canada’s largest mail order online dispensary. There are absolutely no exceptions to this rule.

Can I track my order?

Once your order has shipped by Xpresspost, you will receive a tracking number to track your order.

What are the shipping fees?

We ship through Canada Post XPresspost.

Shipping fees for orders under $450 are calculated by Canada Post based on the weight of your order.

How do you package my shipment?

We understand that most people require discretion. So, we use generic prepaid Xpress envelopes to package items. We then vacuum seal and bubble wrap the contents for maximum discretion, protection and to seal in the freshness. There is nothing written on the outside of the envelope that would advertise that you are taking medical marijuana so no nosy neighbors would know it is anything other then a regular package from the post office.

What happens if I don’t get my package?

If you do not get your package 2 days after the expected arrival date, let us know and we will file a trace with Canada Post. If a trace is filed, Canada Post will conduct an investigation (which can take 5 business days to complete). If they can locate the package, they will ship it to you and you’ll get it a few days later. If it’s deemed “unrecoverable” or lost in transit, we will send you a 1x replacement package up to $500 of the value of your package free of charge. We do not offer postage refunds if your order arrives late due to any postal issues.

Canada Post says “successfully delivered” but I have not received my order.

Here are 2 likely scenarios:

  1. The postal worker put it in the wrong mailbox, or
  2. What often happens is that a postal worker will scan in all the packages saying they were “successfully delivered” then spend that day and/or the next day delivering it.

If you do not get your package 2 days after the expected delivery date, let us know and we will file a trace with the post office. Canada Post will file an investigation which can take 5 business days to complete. If they can locate the package, they will ship it to you and you’ll get it a few days later. If it’s deemed “unrecoverable”, we will send you a 1x replacement free of charge (UP TO $500).

From Canada Post:

“The investigation involves contacting the addressee to confirm delivery, or to better understand how they receive their mail and, as applicable, if they checked: with the front desk, security or mail room at the receiving address to see if someone else accepted the item on their behalf; their Community Mail Box for the item or parcel compartment key; around their property to see if the item was left in a safe location or in a mailbox attached to their home. In rare cases, a delivery scan is entered into our system before the item is delivered. If you become aware that the addressee has received the item before we contact you, simply reply to this e-mail indicating the item has been received.”

What reasons would I need medical marijuana for?

Medical marijuana can help with a growing number of problems. Below is a list of potential uses:

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Disease
  • Cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Severe Arthritis
  • Epilepsy
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Auto Accident(s)
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Brain Injury
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Nausea
  • Colitis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Kidney Failure/Dialysis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Irritable Bowl Syndrome
  • Migraines
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Hepatitis C
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Back & Neck Problems
  • Sexual Dysfunction

What are some other great cannabis resources?

While the sites listed below are our favourites, it is not an exhaustive list. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask us.

Harvard Medical Marijuana .

A Parents Guide to Cannabis .

When will my order ship?

To provide a consistent exceptional experience we ship all orders whose payments have been processed before 9 am PST same day. All orders after 9 am PST are shipped out the following business day. We do often process orders made after this cut off time but keeping this cut off in mind helps keep us both from any unnecessary frustrations. Please know that e-transfers have a time delay in sending and so if you wish to make an order in advance of the cut off please allow yourself some extra time to make sure the payment comes through before the cut off.

We operate from Monday to Friday so please keep in mind that any orders made after 9 am Friday will be processed and shipped on Monday.

You will receive your order in 1-3 business days. Please allow an extra couple of business days if you live in a remote area.

Only qualified clients over the age of 19 who live in Canada are able to purchase medical marijuana through Canada’s largest mail order online dispensary. There are absolutely no exceptions to this rule.

Doctor’s Guide to Cannabis.

Cannabis and Pregnancy.

Medical CAnnabis and Multiple Sclerosis.

HOW CAN I CONTACT YOU?

We are available by email, 7 days a week, 9:30am – 5:00pm Pacific Time.

Email us at: info@cheapbudcanada.com

Phone us at: 1.866.319.2947

The bottom line

Unsurprisingly as with many quickly evolving industries, there is often a gap between the public’s general knowledge and the reality of the law which, if you don’t understand, can land you in some hot water.

Hopefully we’ve shed some light on some of your most common questions.