Canadians Continue to Buy Cannabis Illegally

Nearly half of Canadian cannabis consumers purchase their weed illegally, reveals Statistics Canada’s National Cannabis Survey released Thursday (Aug. 15). Ten months after the country legalized recreational marijuana, 42% of those who partake admitted to buying at least some of their pot from an illegal source, such as a drug dealer. Legalizing the drug has not yet eliminated the black market, in part because the number of legal shops is rising slowly. The federal government…

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Author: Amanda Shendruk, Quartz