Canada’s medical pot producers set sights on recreational users

Licensed producer Bedrocan Canada has just slashed the price of all of its products to $5 a gram, down from $7.50
The Globe and Mail (Canada)
Friday, January 29, 2016

canada-pot-flag3Canada’s producers of medical marijuana are sitting on a seven-tonne stash of weed, with the inventory steadily growing as supply exceeds demand in the legal system, according to the most recent Health Canada numbers. Faced with this surplus capacity, producers of medical marijuana have launched a lobbying campaign to persuade the government to offer them privileged access to the market for recreational marijuana, once the drug is legalized. (See also: Canada is trying to avoid becoming weed’s wild wild north)