"When it will be legal
"The Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) has passed in the Senate. The Act is currently awaiting Royal Assent. It is not legal yet to buy, possess or use cannabis for anything other than authorized medical or research purposes.
"There will be a transition period following Royal Assent to prepare for coming into force for:
"- the federal government
"- provinces and territories
"- the regulated industry and
"- law enforcement
"- Law enforcement will continue to enforce existing laws."