It’s been a journey to getting to where we are now with Canadian cannabis culture. This 420, an international day dedicated to cannabis culture, we’re celebrating the second anniversary of adult-use legalization.
With the first two Canadian patients in 1999 being federally granted rights to use cannabis as medicine, the following year the court ruled that Canadians have constitutional rights to consume cannabis as a medicine [*]. In 2001, legal access to cannabis was granted for patients suffering with illnesses such as HIV/AIDS. These patients were allowed to grow their own cannabis, or obtain it from Licensed Producers [*]. Then, in 2013, regulations shifted from home-grown access to needing to purchase cannabis from licensed commercial growers [*].
On October 17, 2018, Canada legalized adult-use of cannabis, meaning Canadians aged 18 or older can possess up to 30 grams of legal cannabis in public, share up to 30 grams of legal cannabis with other adults, buy fresh or dried cannabis and cannabis oil from a
provincially-licensed retailer or online from federally-licenced producers, grow up to four cannabis plants per person from licensed seeds, and make homemade cannabis-infused products, like food and beverages, excluding concentrated products [*]. This was a huge step for ending cannabis prohibition and destigmatizing cannabis use.
Following this first-wave of adult-use cannabis legalization was what’s referred to as ‘Cannabis 2.0.’ On October 17, 2019, the production and sale of cannabis edibles, extracts, and topicals became legal in Canada by provincial and territorial retailers, as well as federally-licenced sellers of cannabis for medical purposes [*].
This 420, don’t miss our sitewide sale to celebrate how far we’ve come with destigmatizing the use of cannabis as medicine. Enjoy 20% off everything, an additional 5% off orders over $200, and an additional 10% off orders over $300 when you use code 420VAPES.
Here are our go-to devices for cannabis enthusiasts:
This Storz & Bickel device can vaporize both dry herbs and concentrates, holding up to 0.25g of material in its stainless steel and ceramic hybrid heating chamber. With one hour of battery life, this USB compatible vape can connect with both Android and iOS systems. With a cooling system as well as vibration and LED alerts for easy use, the Crafty+ comes with a two-year warranty so you can feel confident in your purchase.
Purchase the Crafty+ Vaporizer
With the ability to stack onto other Totem vapes for a longer vapour path and power, this device uses both conduction and convection heating at preset temperatures. Water-resistant and long-lasting, the Totem vape reaches 210°C and its small size makes it perfect for those with an on-the-go, active lifestyle.
Purchase the Totem Vaporizer
G Pen Elite Vaporizer
This vape by Grenco Science can hold up to 0.75g of dried herbs in its ceramic chamber. With the ability to heat in under 30 seconds with its stainless steel conduction system, the G Pen Elite features a convenient LED system, USB charging compatibility, 60-minute battery capacity, and a temperature range of 90°C to 220°C.
Purchase the G Pen Elite Vaporizer