What Place Do Street Dealers Have in the Legal Weed Economy?

Before licensed producers and marijuana dispensaries, pot smokers got their drugs from street dealers. With the appearance of numerous pot shops and impending legalization, the street dealers’ livelihood is also changing.

Graham* has been dealing weed for 10 years, and it has been a lucrative business—especially, he says, with new storefront dispensaries taking Canadian cities by storm.

As Graham explained to Out in the Open producer Daniel Guillemette, supplying dispensaries with product can yield a big profit, because you can sell marijuana in bulk. And as Graham said, even after the Toronto police raid, his own business was doing as good as ever. He’s confident that the business will always be there, no matter what happens.

– Read the entire article at CBC News.