Cannabis Black Market Focuses on Online Stores

These illegal outfits have exploited delays that have plagued the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) since legalization of recreational marijuana arrived on Oct. 17, offering a more convenient and affordable alternative.

Offering marijuana for a fraction of the price, edible products and faster delivery, black market businesses are competing head to head with Ontario’s government-run online cannabis store.

These illegal outfits have exploited delays that have plagued the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) since legalization of recreational marijuana arrived on Oct. 17, offering a more convenient and affordable alternative.

To lure customers, some illicit websites are selling marijuana for as little as $3 a gram — almost a quarter the price of the legal cannabis being sold by the OCS.

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