Canadians are notoriously enthusiastic about answering questions from the government.
So you can bet that Statistics Canada’s most recent questionnaire – ‘Cannabis prices in Canada‘ – will yield a high response rate. (Sorry, had to).
The survey starts with a simple call to action: Statistics Canada needs your help collecting cannabis prices. It then presents five simple queries:
With Canada’s cannabis legalization just a few months away, the data will presumably be used to price government-sanctioned marijuana. As with buying a new house, getting some green for a bargain is all about location, location, location.
B.C. bud was the cheapest in the nation, at $6.94 per gram. The Territories, meanwhile, boast the highest price per gram, at $9.52. Nationwide, the average price per gram stands at a very reasonable $7.43. The Canadian government has said its federal ganja will cost $10 a gram, though it’s not clear if this price will be adjusted for location (provincial taxes, shipping costs, etc.).
Check out the average price per gram of cannabis for non-medical purposes below:
So perform your civic duty and tell our government how much you pay for weed.