Despite Legalization, Cannabis Edibles Are Still Banned in Canada

It’s cannabis legalization day in Canada, those looking to eat their weed, be warned: edibles in any form — brownies, ice cream, candy — are off the market until further notice.

The Canadian government has not yet allowed edible cannabis products to be sold for recreational use, apparently needing more time to create regulations around those products. The government’s backgrounder notes that edibles should be available for sale within one year of the October 17 legalization, but has not set a specific date, nor has it offered any more of a detailed timeline.

There is also the possibility that Quebec will never allow edibles to be sold — a few months ago, a representative for the provincial ministry of health and social services told Eater that edibles will not be automatically put onto the market in Quebec after the federal government gives a green light. The province

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