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Nunavik bucks national trend for purchasing cannabis – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 31, 2024

Unlike the rest of Canada, most cannabis purchases there are done illegally, police say

While a new Health Canada study says three-quarters of Canadians buy their cannabis from legal storefronts, it appears to be a different scenario in Nunavik.

There, 80 per cent of cannabis in the region is purchased illegally, according to Nunavik Police Service.

Earlier this month, the 2023 Canadian Cannabis Survey reported the number of users in Canada who rely on a legal outlet as their usual source of cannabis increased to 73 per cent in 2023.

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