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Prince Edward Island Cannabis Control Act (Bill 29, An Act to Respond to the Legalization of Cannabis)


Content Provider:
Prince Edward Island Department of Justice and Public Safety


Length (in hours)
30 minutes

Release Date
October 2018

Registration Process Register

The federal government has committed to legalize cannabis through the Cannabis Act, Bill C-45. The provinces and territories are responsible for a number of areas as a result of the federal Act.

Prince Edward Island passed the Cannabis Control Act (Schedule 1, Bill 29) which establishes rules related to the sale, distribution, purchase, possession, cultivation, propagation, and harvesting of cannabis.

Learning Objectives

  • Recall the purpose of the Cannabis Control Act
  • Identify the authorized seller in Prince Edward Island
  • Explain the rules around public consumption including smoking and vaping cannabis
  • Articulate the offences and penalties under the Cannabis Control Act


Target Audience

Sworn Police, Police Services, Government and Other First Responders