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NBA Finals: What You Need to Know About Cannabis in Ontario

Ontario Recreational Cannabis LawsThe Raptors are at home court for the NBA finals to face the Golden State Warriors for a historic matchup. The entire province — and country — is electric with excitement. Taking a page out of the incredible gathering in Toronto’s Jurassic Park, there will be parties and events all over Ontario to take in and explore. The province is expecting to see many visitors during this monumental event. Thousands are coming together to witness the beautiful game of basketball — which, by the way, was invented in Canada!

That said, we put together this handy guide on how basketball fans can enjoy the country’s recreational cannabis while they’re here.

Ontario Recreational Cannabis Laws

Here are all the laws and rules you’ll need to follow to responsibly have fun with Ontario’s legal recreational cannabis:

  • Shoppers are allowed to carry a maximum of 30 grams or about one ounce of dried cannabis in public.
  • The minimum age to buy, possess, and use marijuana in Ontario is 19.
  • You may smoke marijuana and vape in private residences; many public places where smoking tobacco is also allowed; and, designed rooms in places like hotels. That said, you aren’t allowed to smoke in condos, apartment buildings, university residences, enclosed public spaces, and non-designated spaces.
  • You also cannot smoke with 20 meters from schools and playgrounds as well as your keep distance from hospital entrances.
  • Never consume cannabis products and drive! That’s super illegal and not chill. You can, however, enjoy watching basketball and even play, as long as you follow all the rules above.

Where to Buy Your Cannabis in Ontario 

Here are a few of our favorite recreational cannabis stores in Ontario:

The Hunny Pot Cannabis Co

Toronto, 202 Queen St W, (647) 530-4202

Ganjika House

Brampton, 186 Main St S, (905) 459-6663


Toronto, 20 Cumberland St, (416) 281-3043


Ottawa, 1306 Wellington St W, (613) 518-5020

Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store

Ottawa, 391A Bank St, (613) 695-4626

Fire & Flower

Ottawa, 129 York St, (613) 562-4647


Kingston, 27 Princess St #101, (613) 546-3030

Canna Cabana

Sudbury, 2019 Long Lake Rd Unit B, (705) 222-9333

Hamilton, 1317 Barton St E Unit 109, (905) 545-1317

Toronto, 435B Yonge S

Tokyo Smoke

Toronto, 668 Queen St W, (416) 477-3618

J. London

London, 691 Richmond St Unit 5, (226) 213-5535

RELM Cannabis Co. 

Burlington, 103 - 4031 Fairview St, Burlington, (905) 516-4031

Hello Cannabis

Dundas, 51 Cootes Dr., +1 877-281-1223

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