Statistics Canada releases a bong full of new cannabis data

Statistics Canada released a whack of statistics on August 15 that shed some insight into the almost five million Canadians who consumed cannabis during the first half of 2019.

Among the findings were that more men consume cannabis than do women, and that men consume cannabis more frequently than women. Men also consume cannabis for non-medical reasons more than women do.

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Another big takeaway was that 42% of Canadians who consumed cannabis said that they bought at least some of their cannabis from black-market dealers in the first half of the year.

The stats were all part of Statistics Canada’s National Cannabis Survey (NCS), which continued to show that males and females older than age 15 differ in how they obtain and consume cannabis products.

Females, for example, more often reported getting cannabis from family

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