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Cannabis Consumption Bylaw in Beaumont

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Public Consumption of Cannabis in Beaumont


On September 25, 2018, Beaumont Town Council approved the Cannabis Consumption Bylaw (Bylaw 929-18), which regulates the consumption of cannabis within the Town of Beaumont. This bylaw comes into effect on October 17, 2018. The minimum age for purchase and consumption in Alberta will be 18 years old.

  • Consuming Cannabis(smoking or vaping) in any public place in Beaumont is prohibited. Beaumont will not regulate cannabis use on private property.
  • If you live in a condo or apartment, condo boards and landlords may set regulations.
  • Medicinal cannabis users cannot smoke, vape or consume cannabis in any Designated Public Places as described by the Smoke-Free Public Places Bylaw 593-03.
  • Medicinal cannabis users must, on demand of a Peace Officer, produce a copy of the person’s medical document if consuming Cannabis in public.
  • 30 grams is the most anyone can buy or carry at a time. A minor under the age of 18 cannot enter cannabis stores, even with an adult.
  • Each household can only grow 4 plants.
  • Driving high is illegal and cannabis cannot be within reach of anyone in a vehicle. 
  • The fine for smoking, vaping or consuming cannabis in a public place and eating or consuming edible cannabis product in a public place within Beaumont is $250.00.

Read: Cannabis Consumption Bylaw in Beaumont

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