While it still has yet to become legal, Canada’s marijuana industry is officially larger than its beer or tobacco industries in terms of production.

Canadians still spend more money overall on alcohol and tobacco; however, these industries rely a great deal on imports. Conversely, most of the marijuana consumed in the country is locally grown.

Statistics Canada states that Canadians spent approximately $5.6 billion on the green plant in 2017. Also, the statistics convey that 90 percent of this consumption was illegal.

In comparison, Canadians spent $22 billion on alcohol and $16 billion on tobacco.

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