8. It is prohibited for anyone to possess cannabis
(1) on grounds, on premises or in buildings placed at the disposal of an educational institution providing preschool education services, elementary and secondary school instructional services, educational services in vocational training or educational services to adults in general education, as the case may be;
(2) on the grounds, on the premises or in the buildings of a college-level educational institution;
(2.1) on the premises or in the buildings of a university-level educational institution, excluding student residences;
(3) on the grounds and in the facilities of a childcare centre or day care centre within the meaning of the Educational Childcare Act (chapter S-4.1.1); or (4) on grounds, on premises or in buildings used for detention within the meaning of the Act respecting the Québec correctional system (chapter S-40.1).
The Government may, by regulation, determine other places where it is prohibited to possess cannabis.
Anyone who contravenes the first paragraph or a regulation made under the second paragraph by possessing a total amount of cannabis equivalent to 30 grams or less of dried cannabis as determined in accordance with Schedule 3 to the Cannabis Act (S.C. 2018, c. 16) commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $250 to $750. Those amounts are doubled for a subsequent offence.
2018, c. 19, s. 19; 2019, c. 21, s. 41.