High Hopes for Recreational Marijuana Industry in Province

If legalization goes ahead as planned, pot industry could be worth as much as alcohol.

Expectations are high for a recreational marijuana industry in New Brunswick, according to a report by a professional services firm.

Mark Whitmore, the vice-chair of Deloitte Private, said if the legalization of recreational marijuana goes ahead, the resulting industry could be worth as much in Canada as the alcohol industry.

“When you count the flower, the oil, the edible products, the testing, the labs, all in, it’s going to be close to a $22 billion industry,” said Whitmore.

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