Il­le­gal mar­i­juana a $3.3B in­dus­try

Penticton Herald - - BUSINESS -

OT­TAWA (CP) — The il­le­gal pro­duc­tion and con­sump­tion of non-med­i­cal cannabis was worth about $3.3 bil­lion in 2016, ac­cord­ing to a Sta­tis­tics Canada anal­y­sis of the un­der­ground econ­omy. StatCan said Fri­day un­der­ground eco­nomic ac­tiv­ity to­talled $51.6 bil­lion or 2.5 per cent of Cana­dian gross do­mes­tic prod­uct in 2016.

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