Clearing the smoke: insights into Canada’s illicit cannabis market
Narrowing prices and growing product lines have brought both legal retailers and regulators face to face with Canada's flowering illicit cannabis market.
Since its inception in 2018, the Cannabis Act has guided Canada's cannabis market through its share of highs and lows. At the five-year mark, one challenge has emerged as a top priority: the rise of illicit markets. These unregulated vendors—with their diverse products and attractive pricing—are drawing consumers in.