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Cannabis sales in Saskatchewan slowest among provinces, says Statistics Canada

Since legalization of cannabis, Saskatchewan pot shops have been the slowest in terms of sales, according to Statistics Canada.
Since legalization of cannabis, Saskatchewan pot shops have been the slowest in terms of sales, according to Statistics Canada. Stewart Manhas / Global News
Statistics Canada said sales at Saskatchewan pot shops have had the slowest sales of all provinces since recreational cannabis was legalized.

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Just under $2.5 million was sold from cannabis stores in the province from Oct. 17 to Dec. 31, 2018.

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Retailers and future employees of private cannabis stores must pass the “CannSell” test
Retailers and future employees of private cannabis stores must pass the “CannSell” test

That ranks behind Prince Edward Island, which saw over $3 million in sales, despite having a population of just 150,000 people.

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Over that period, more than $151 million of cannabis was legally sold across Canada.

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