Media Coverage: Estimating the economic value of BC’s domestic cannabis market

On November 20, 2012 Stop the Violence BC announced findings from a recent paper, which estimates the domestic cannabis market to be valued at approximately $443-million to $564-million annually. Below you will find links to media coverage following that release.

November 20, 2012
Pot Study: BCers spend half-a billion a year on marijuana, The Province
BC’s marijuana market could generate $2.5billion in taxes over five years, Cannabis Culture
Marijuana debate relit in BC, 24 Hours
Regulated marijuana would reap hundreds of millions for BC, study says, The Globe and Mail
BC marijuana tax could net billions if pot legalized, CBC

November 21, 2012
Marijuana legalization could generate $2.5b for BC over five years: study , Metro News Legalizing pot could earn billions for BC: study, The Vancouver Sun
Legalizing pot could earn billions for BC: study, Calgary Herald
BC marijuana tax could net billions of pot legalized, CBC
Study delivers another blow to marijuana laws, Penticton Western News
New study says BC bud market worth $500 million per year, Thunderbird

November 22, 2012
Marijuana tax estimates based on doubling price of pot, Surrey Leader
Marijuana tax estimates based on doubling price of pot, TriCityNews
Marijuana tax estimates based on doubling price of pot, Abbotsford News

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