The legality of CBD in Canada

Under the Cannabis Act, CBD products are subject to stringent regulations and are legal only if they comply with the Act and its regulations.

As per this legislation, the possession, sale, and use of CBD are lawful in Canada, provided specific criteria are fulfilled. The Canadian authorities have authorized the possession of CBD oil, provided it originates from hemp plants containing 0.3% THC or lower. Additionally, it is legal to buy CBD oil products both online and in retail outlets throughout the nation.

Travel with CBD in Canada

When entering Canada from abroad, it's important to note any cannabis in your possession, in any form, must be declared to the Canada Border Services Agency. Failure to declare cannabis at the Canadian border can result in arrest and legal action.

If you're departing from Canada, be aware it is also prohibited to take cannabis out of the country. Attempting to travel to other countries with cannabis in your possession could lead to criminal charges.


CBD is legal in Canada for the treatment of various medical conditions, as long as it is derived from hemp plants with a THC concentration of 0.3% or less. When entering Canada from another country, it's crucial to declare any cannabis you have. Not declaring cannabis at the Canadian border could lead to arrest and prosecution. 

Additionally, it's illegal to take cannabis out of Canada. It's recommended to always verify the most current laws and regulations before buying or using CBD products.


This article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Laws regarding CBD oil are subject to change and may vary.