We are here to answer all of your questions in regards to liquor and cannabis in Nunavut. Please see our frequently asked questions section. If you can’t find the answer, feel free to contact us at:
Only from licensed agents of the NULC at
30 Grams is the most you can buy or carry at a time
You can’t smoke in most public places – Know your local laws. You CAN consume cannabis in a private residence or licensed smoke lounge
No, driving while under the influence of cannabis is illegal
Cannabis cannot be within reach of anyone in a vehicle. It must be stored away from arms reach. A good rule of thumb is the trunk of the car
Yes, you can legally grow 4 plants per household
No, these are still illegal to sell
No, Minors are not allowed within cannabis retail stores even when accompanied by adults
No, In Nunavut, it is illegal for someone to drive a vehicle with a blood alcohol level higher than 0.05%
Yes. Minors can be in the store but NOT purchase
No, alcohol can only be consumed in your residence, or in areas where permits have been issued for the responsible consumption of alcohol. Ex. Restaurant, pub, or special event
If you’re a current licensed establishment by the NULC, yes. If not, you need to apply for a license here
Yes. You can obtain your special occasion permit here
A. 0.05% over = 24 hour suspension of license.
B. 0.08% over = Criminal offence under the Federal criminal code of Canada. Conviction of impaired driving.
a. $1000 Fine and 12-month probation 1st time offense.
b. 30-day jail sentence and 24 month probation 2nd time offense.
c. 120 – day jail sentence and 36-month probation for 3rd or more offenses.