High Prices, Poor Selection Plague New Brunswick Cannabis Consumers | Cannabis Culture


Province well behind its Atlantic neighbours in per-person sales.

Cannabis NB is still charging customers some of the highest prices in the region for legalized pot, despite posting the worst sales figures in Atlantic Canada, but the agency insists sticker shock is not at fault for its problems.

“Price point is not the driver of sales shortages — lack of supply is,” Cannabis NB spokesperson Marie-Andrée Bolduc said in a statement emailed to CBC News in response to questions about its struggles.

Last week, Cannabis NB reported sales over its first 166 days — Oct. 17 to March 31 — totalled $18.6 million. That is 58 per cent below what the agency projected for itself last fall and is substantially worse than neighbouring provinces.

– Read the entire article at CBC News.