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.


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.


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.


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

Email us at:

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.