Ups and Downs in the Canadian MMJ Industry

The MMPR made growing cannabis at home illegal, leaving government-approved cultivators as the only lawful source for MMJ. Also illegal are dispensaries and any forms of MMJ other than dried flower. Because of these restrictions, the price patients pay has jumped almost tenfold and those who don’t enjoy smoking marijuana, rather than consuming it as an edible or elixir, have few alternatives…

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March 27th, 2015 at 4:40 pm
4 recalls in the first year. Better quality? NOT. I haven’t had a recall in 10 years of growing my own. This whole thing is a cash cow tax grab. Don’t believe the hype. It has been an epic FAIL. No one can afford 15g/day @ $10-12/g…do the math!

Fifteen grams a day seems like a lot to us, but this commenter is talking about all the cannabis patients need to make their own edibles.

Sam Znaimer
March 27th, 2015 at 4:55 pm
The article’s assertion that ‘the price patients pay has jumped almost tenfold’ is way off the mark. The average price of cannabis sold by the Licensed Producers is about CDN$7 per gram (USD$5.60 per gram) with many strains selling for less, and many of the Licensed Producers offer discounted products to disabled patients or those on restricted incomes…

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