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CANNABIS is now legal in New Brunswick. But that doesn’t mean it’s right for me.

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Cannabis is now legal in New Brunswick.

There are regulations around its use.

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The minimum age to possess, purchase and consume cannabis is 19 years old.

Persons under the age of 19 can be fined or prosecuted if they’re caught with cannabis. The cannabis will be seized, their parents or guardians may be notified, and they will be fined as they are for underage possession of alcohol.

Is cannabis for you?

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Are you under 25?

  • Using cannabis under the age of 25 can cause long-lasting damage to the brain.
  • People under the age of 19 can be fined or prosecuted if they’re caught with cannabis.  
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Are you or someone in your family living with mental health issues?

  • Regular cannabis use (or start of use at a young age) has been linked to depression, anxiety and can aggravate bipolar disorder in both adolescents and adults.
  • Cannabis use can increase the risk of schizophrenia in those that have a family history of the illness. 
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Are you pregnant or breastfeeding?

  • A pregnant or breastfeeding mother's use of cannabis can affect her fetus or newborn child and this can cause health problems for the baby.
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Are you a passenger or driving a vehicle?

  • Drivers cannot be impaired while driving any kind of vehicle and passengers cannot use cannabis in any form in the vehicle.
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Are you a heavy or frequent user?

  • Using cannabis frequently (daily or almost every day) increases the risk of developing mental illnesses, including suicide, depression, and anxiety disorders.
  • Smoke and second-hand smoke is harmful for all of us because toxic material is absorbed by lungs.  
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I understand the risks. I will make informed decisions about my personal cannabis use.

I'M IN CONTROL.