Pot consumers paying less than $7 a gram, Statistics Canada survey finds


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More than 15,000 Canadians have participated in StatsCan’s online survey since Jan. 25, exceeding expectations of 1,000 to 2,000 entries.

Broken down by province and territory, the average price for a gram of dried cannabis ranges from a low of $5.89 in Quebec to a high of $11.89 in Northwest Territories, compared to the nationwide average of $6.79, according to the data provided to CBC News.