Where to Buy Weed Online in Canada Now It’s Legal

Hannah Rogers
October 20, 2018

"I'm loyal to him because of the fact that he was willing to sacrifice going to jail, perhaps, for providing medical marijuana to a lot of people who consider it their medicine", he said.

"Kamloops just seemed to be the right place at the right time, where they had the zoning in place, they had a store location that was flawless for what we wanted to do", he said. On Oct. 17, 2018, Canada will become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. Canada has one of the highest rates of cannabis use in the world, particularly among young people, so there's already a huge market for it there.

Topher Graham and Tristan Risk, who were buying pot at the stand, said they took the day off work to celebrate legalization.

He has also said that his late brother, Michel, was facing marijuana possession charges for a "tiny amount" of cannabis before his death in an avalanche in 1998 and that this influenced his decision to propose legalizing cannabis.

Quebec's government-owned Societe quebecoise du cannabis (SQDC) said it processed 12,500 purchases in its 12 brick-and-mortar stores and 30,000 online transactions.

On Wednesday, almost a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end as Canada became the first major Western nation to regulate and legalise its recreational use and sale. Hundreds later lined up.

The statement added that short-term supply shortages are expected due to "the craze surrounding legalization of cannabis and the scarcity of product across Canada".

Canada's smallest provinces on the Atlantic coast, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, posted $660,000 (£388,000) and Can$152,000 (£90,000) in sales, respectively.

The Quebec Cannabis Corp. said Thursday that some items are unavailable on its website and it expects further product shortages - particularly oil, capsules, atomizers and pre-rolled joints - going forward.

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Private retailer Thomas Clarke in Newfoundland and Labrador said he is continuing to turn away customers at his store in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's after completely selling out of product Wednesday.

Even though cannabis is legal within Canada, it's illegal to bring it into the country, even if you're traveling from one of the US states where it's legal as well.

Farnworth said new supplies will arrive as other strains of pot sell out.

Canada's Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF rose as much as 2.8 per cent on Thursday after losing just under 7 per cent in the prior two days.

"What happened at the very beginning of what they did is exactly what we're doing in Canada", he said.

While we still don't know what prices will be across the country-and it could vary a bit province to province-New Brunswick has listed prices from $7.50 - $14.99, right around the ideal level. A beer and spirits company has invested $4 billion in Canopy Growth Corp., one of Canada's largest marijuana companies, The Journal reported.

Cannabis edibles - like pot-infused jelly beans, peanut butter and coffee - won't be legal for another year.

"There is mega demand..."

"It's a candy store, I like the experience", said Vincent Desjardins, a 20-year-old-student who plans to apply for a job at the Montreal shop.

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