The Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations came into force on October 17, 2018. This legislation governs the use of both recreational and medical cannabis. In Nova Scotia the Cannabis Control Act was enacted on October 17, 2018 to further establish prohibitions relating to the purchase, possession, sale, distribution, consumption, cultivation, propagation and harvesting of cannabis for recreational purposes. Our practice support tools are available to assist nurses in understanding their accountabilities related to both medical and recreational cannabis.

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