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Did you know: Home cultivation of cannabis

The Cannabis Legislation allows residents to have four plants per home (not four plants per person).

While it is legal, there are things to consider if you choose to grow plants:

If you choose to grow plants, you will be held responsible for any damage such as water, mold, fire damage, etc.

  • Ottawa Fire Services recommends using ULC – rated extension cords or power bars with surge protectors.
  • Modifications to your home’s plumbing or electrical systems to accommodate growing cannabis will not be approved.
  • Plants are allowed in your private rented premises, secured on the balcony or your backyard. Make sure to also secure your outside containers.
  • OCH encourages you to research the safest methods to grow cannabis. Home Cultivation

The Cannabis Legislation allows residents to have four plants per home (not four plants per person).

While it is legal, there are things to consider if you choose to grow plants:

If you choose to grow plants, you will be held responsible for any damage such as water, mold, fire damage, etc.

  • Ottawa Fire Services recommends using ULC – rated extension cords or power bars with surge protectors.
  • Modifications to your home’s plumbing or electrical systems to accommodate growing cannabis will not be approved.
  • Plants are allowed in your private rented premises, secured on the balcony or your backyard. Make sure to also secure your outside containers.
  • OCH encourages you to research the safest methods to grow cannabis.

 

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