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A new document, Cannabis Legalization: A Policy and Legislative Framework for Prince Edward Island brings together government decisions and direction.

Highlights: The minimum age to purchase, possess and use recreational cannabis will be set at 19 years of age; Provincial legislation will prohibit youth from possessing or consuming cannabis and will allow police to confiscate and destroy cannabis found in the possession of people under the age of 19; Cannabis use will be restricted to private residences, with some exceptions for certain designated spaces; PEI will have four government-owned retail locations for cannabis sales in Charlottetown, Summerside, Montague and West Prince, as well as an e-commerce platform with direct-to-home delivery (products will include dried cannabis, cannabis oil, seeds and seedlings); PEI will ensure the Highway Traffic Act mirrors alcohol impaired driving roadside suspension penalties and will align with the federal legislation with a new summary offence created in cases of impaired driving with a minor in the vehicle; It will be legal for a person over 19 years of age to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis (or its equivalent); A household will be permitted to have up to four cannabis plants, provided they are not accessible to minors; The production and processing of cannabis products will be regulated through federal licensing. 

www.princeedwardisland.ca/cannabis

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