Yesterday (17th), Canada has just become the second country in the world with legal marijuana. Some analysts expect that there will be a shortage of cannabis in the first year of legalization. The speed at which such fears are fulfilled is staggering—on the first day of the lifting of the ban, marijuana has been sold out in some parts of Canada.
Thomas Clarke, owner of a legal cannabis retail store in Canada, from CBC According to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) on the 17th, Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the northeast corner of Canada, opened its first sale of marijuana at midnight that day. Due to the huge demand, some local licensed retailers The seller sold out of stock within 24 hours. The cannabis of a retailer in the province, THC Distribution, sold out after 4 pm on the 17th, while owner Thomas Clarke predicted that the store’s goods could last until the 19th.
“Sorry, marijuana (temporarily) sold out!” stick outside the cannabis shop.
“In my opinion, this is bad news. I sold out at 4:20 this afternoon, Believe it or not,” Clark said. “I was a little shocked. I didn’t expect to sell so fast, but also very sad. I didn’t have it. There are enough goods to supply to everyone. I have let many people here down, I was convinced that I can receive marijuana if I pay.”
He said he had booked $70,000 worth of marijuana from the supplier, but only received 10,000. He also said that he did not know why his order was cut, why it was delayed, or how long it took to restock.
Clark added that if you can’t receive the goods tomorrow, it will be closed for a few days.