Recreational Cannabis Dispensaries
As of April 1st, 2019, licensed private retail stores in Toronto are allowed to sell marijuana to adults over the age of 19.
Where are the legal retail stores?
The province of Ontario currently has 25 legally licensed stores, with 5 of them located in the city of Toronto.
Ontario is in the process of licensing 50 more private retail stores. 13 of these dispensaries will be located in the city of Toronto with an additional 6 in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). These stores are scheduled to open in October of 2019.
What about other dispensaries in the city?
A dozen or so blackmarket dispensaries are still operational in and around Toronto. Canadian law enforcement are actively targeting and raiding these stores while arresting and charging their employees in an attempt to permanently shut them down. We advise against purchasing from these locations as it is unclear if/when law enforcement will begin targeting customers seen making purchases at these stores.