- Cannabis refers to products made from the leafs and flowers of the cannabis plant
- You may have also heard it called marijuana or pot
- It can be consumed by smoking, vaporizing, eating in food, drinking, dabbing, putting drops under the tongue, or applying it directly to the skin in a lotion
City Council approved a more technical definition for cannabis to be included in the Zoning Bylaw.
Cannabis means a cannabis plant and anything referred to in subsection 6.1.17.a but does not include anything referred to in subsection 6.1.17.b:
a. Cannabis includes:
i. any part of a cannabis plant, including the phytocannabinoids produced by, or found in, such a plant, regardless of whether that part has been processed or not, other than a part of the plant referred to in subsection 6.1.17.b.;
ii. any substance or mixture of substances that contains or has on it any part of such a plant;
iii. any substance that is identical to any phytocannabinoid produced by, or found in, such a plant, regardless of how the substance was obtained.
b. Notwithstanding subsection 6.1.17.a, Cannabis does not include:
i. a non-viable seed of a cannabis plant;
ii. a mature stalk, without any leaf, flower, seed or branch, of such plant;
iii. fibre derived from a stalk referred in subsection 6.1.17.b.ii; and
iv. the root or any part of the root of such a plant.