Cannabis, Marijuana, Weed

Cannabis, also known as marijuana or weed, has been decriminalised in Tobago and Trinidad since December 2019. The cannabis decriminalization act allows up to 30 grams of cannabis for personal use, and up to four (4) cannabis plants per adult over 18 years of age.

Weed in Tobago, is sometimes used recreationally and medicinally. Some individuals may use cannabis for medicinal purposes, such as to alleviate chronic pain, while others may use it recreationally to relax or socialize.

Individuals caught with small amounts cannabis over 30 grams will be given a ticket or fine, rather than facing criminal charges. The cultivation of more than four (4) cannabis plants, or the sale of cannabis in T&T by individuals are all criminal offenses that can result in fines, imprisonment, or both.

Smoking weed in public places is prohibited and can lead to fines or imprisonment.