How much legal cannabis costs across Canada right now

Oct 17 2018, 5:09 pm

As of today, cannabis is officially legal in Canada, making this country the second in the world – and the first G7 nation – to do so.

Today in Canada, adults who are 18 or 19 years of age and older, depending on the province or territory, can now legally possess and purchase up to 30 grams of dried cannabis or its equivalent from provincially or territorially authorized retailers. Possession of small amounts of cannabis is no longer a criminal offence. And legally, households in most provinces will also be allowed to grow their own weed.

We’ve done some research and narrowed down the cheapest cannabis being sold on each provincial and territory government websites.

Prices range from $6.89 per gram in Newfoundland to $13.13 per gram in the Northwest Territories. Not all these prices factor in taxes or delivery fees.

Check out what parts of Canada have the cheapest and priciest cannabis per gram.

BC

THC Hybrid – $6.99 per gram

THC Hybrid/BC Cannabis Stores

  • Hybrid
  • Produced by THC Biomed Ltd.
  • THC: 20-25%
  • CBD: 0-1 %

Alberta

Kiwi Cannabis Mango Haze – $9.24 per gram

Cannabis

Kiwi Cannabis Mango Haze/Alberta Cannabis

  • Hybrid
  • Produced by Maricann
  • THC: 6-9%
  • CBD: 8-21%

Saskatchewan

  • Saskatchewan does not have a provincial online cannabis retailer. Instead, cannabis will be sold through online and private stores. However, the majority of retailers in the province have not opened in time for legalization day.

Manitoba

  • Manitoba does not have a provincial online cannabis retailer. Instead, cannabis will be sold through online and private stores. To date, the province has given out licenses to six stores.

Ontario

Strawberry Ice – $7.50 per gram

cannabis

Strawberry Ice/Ontario Cannabis Store

  • Sativa
  • Produced by Northern Harvest
  • THC: 18-24%
  • CBD: 0-1%

Quebec

Purple Chitral – $8.80 per gram

cannabis

Purple Chitral/ SQDC

  • Indica
  • Produced by San Rafael ’71
  • THC: 15-18%
  • CBD: 0%

New Brunswick

Liiv Kinky Kush – $8.99 per gram

Liiv Kinky Kush/Cannabis NB

  • Indica
  • Produced by Liiv
  • THC: 25%
  • CBD 0%

PEI

FIGR NO. 17 Artisan – $7.83 per gram

 

FIGR NO 17 Artisan

  • Indica
  • Produced by FIGR
  • THC: 21%
  • CBD: 0-1.99%

Newfoundland

Eve & Co. The Optimist – $6.89 per gram  (product not yet available on the site)

  • Indica
  • Produced by Eve & Co.
  • THC: 4-9%
  • CBD: 7-11%

Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) has introduced three cannabis price categories: Value, Core, and Premium. The price ranges in each of these categories:

  • Value: $6.33 to $8.49
  • Core: $9 to $10.98
  • Premium:$10.99 to $15

Yukon

The Yukon government has opened one temporary cannabis store in Whitehorse. According to the Yukon government, the cheapest cannabis will go for $6 per gram, however, that product will not be in stock in time for legalization day. The first day of legalization, the cheapest strain will go for $8 per gram.

Northwest Territories

Canaca Alien Dawg (coming soon on website) – $13.13 per gram

cannabis

Canaca Alien Dawg/NWT Liquor and Cannabis Commission

  • Indica
  • Produced by Canaca
  • THC: 12.9%
  • CBD: 0.1%

Nunavut

Nunavut does not have a provincial retailer for cannabis. It is selling cannabis via online retailer and licenced producer, Tweed. However, at the time of publication, online ordering and product information was not available on the company’s website.

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