Tag: Statistics Canada


B.C.’s Record-High Cannabis Sales in June Are Seven Times That of Last Year


This is the sixth straight month when the province’s legal cannabis retailers have sold a record-high value of products. British Columbians have never bought so much legal weed. The province’s legal cannabis retailers sold $29,393,000 worth of recreational marijuana products in June – almost seven times the $4,230,000 in revenue that they generated in June, 2019, Statistics Canada revealed August 21. This is the sixth straight month when the province’s legal cannabis retailers have sold…


Cannabis Canada: Pot Generates $8.16B Toward Canada’s Economy, StatsCan says


Economic activity in Canada’s legal pot industry tripled since legalization: StatsCan Canada’s cannabis industry generates about $8.16 billion to the country’s economy, according to latest data from Statistics Canada. The legal cannabis industry contributed about $3.96 billion to Canada’s gross domestic product as of February, StatsCan said. That’s up 215 per cent since recreational cannabis was legalized in Oct. 2018. Meanwhile, StatsCan said the illicit market is estimated to contribute $4.13 billion to the country’s…


Cannabis Canada: Legal Pot Sales Total Nearly $150m in February, StatsCan Says


Canada pot market on track to hit $1.9B in sales, according to February retail figures Canadians spent nearly $150 million on cannabis in February, down slightly from the prior month, according to Statistics Canada. StatsCan said $149.9 million of legal pot was bought in February, down 2.7 per cent from January. On a daily basis, Canadians bought $5.16 million of pot in February, up from the $4.97 million bought per day in January, and resulting…