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Fact sheet: Environmental Health Risks of Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Topics: Built Environment, Cannabis, Indoor Air, Mould Location: General, Canada

Personal cultivation as described by the Cannabis Act (2017) will permit adults to cultivate up to four cannabis plants per household as of October 17, 2018. The Canadian Federal government will be responsible for regulating and enforcing industry-wide standards for commercial producers, while the provinces and territories will be responsible for overseeing the distribution and sale of cannabis, as well as developing guidelines and rules for growing cannabis at home. This fact sheet identifies health and safety concerns that may be relevant for personal cultivation and  recommends key messages to help mitigate some of these risks.

Publication DateOct 16, 2018
AuthorLeela Steiner
Posted by NCCEHOct 16, 2018