StatCan Blog

November 9, 2018

Periodically, the StatCan Blog publishes a guest post on research at Statistics Canada. This post is from Deirdre Hennessy and Bill Flanagan, research analysts in the Health Analysis Division.

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October 23, 2018
cannabis

Over the last year, Statistics Canada has been working to track the socio-economic implications of cannabis legalization, producing statistical insights into everything from rates of consumption, to the prices Canadians are paying across the country.

In a recent study, the agency looked at how accessible cannabis will be immediately following the change in legislation, relative to a similar regulated commodity: liquor.