LAWS & REGULATIONS
Laws and regulations around cannabis vary by province and by municipality. The following laws and regulations apply to the city of Edmonton.
Where you can use cannabis: Smoking and vaping of cannabis products are permitted on North Campus in designated smoking/vaping areas (see map below).
From "Cannabis at the University of Alberta" by University of Alberta, 2018.
Behind Lister Centre
NW Corner of SUB
Behind Nipisiy House
*As of May 2019, the previous cannabis use zone near Rutherford library has been removed.
Augustana Campus: Smoking and vaping of cannabis is permitted in the plaza behind the library and at the Gazebo.
Campus Saint-Jean: Smoking and vaping of cannabis products is permitted at one location on campus, near the parking exit and the Daridon pavilion.
Where you can't use cannabis:
Inside residence buildings
At university events, including student group events
Enterprise Square university premises
Can you guess? Hover over each location to see whether its permitted or prohibited!
(Hint: Cannabis smoking/vaping is generally regulated in the same way as tobacco use)
For a complete list
University of Alberta Cannabis Working Group. (2018). Cannabis at the University of Alberta. Retrieved from https://www.ualberta.ca/campus-life/cannabis-working-group
City of Edmonton. (2018). Edmonton's cannabis rules. Retrieved from https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/edmonton-s-cannabis-rules.aspx
Government of Alberta. (2018). Cannabis legalization in Alberta. Retrieved from https://www.alberta.ca/cannabis-legalization.aspx