Legal Cannabis Retailers Worry Low-THC Edibles Will Send Customers to Black Market
Products will show up on shelves in Newfoundland and Labrador stores in the coming days.
Local cannabis retailers do expect to attract new customers as a result of edibles becoming legal across Canada, but they are not convinced the product will help them compete with the black market.
As of Tuesday, Dec. 17, it is legal to sell cannabis-infused edible goods such as candies, chocolates, tea bags, powders and beverages, among other goods. Cannabis NL, the arm of the Newfoundland Liquor Corporation tasked with controlling the sale of cannabis related goods in the province, reported on its website that a limited number of items are available now through retailers and ShopCannabisNL.com, with additional products to come in the weeks and months ahead.
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