On Oct. 17, Canada will become a pioneer among developed nations and venture into uncharted territory.
With the legalization of recreational cannabis, Canada will open up an industry that Statistics Canada estimates to be worth $5.7 billion annually.
This could prove to be a massive windfall to the country in general, but small towns more specifically.
For context, Canada’s beer industry is worth an estimated $9.1 billion.
Imagine: an industry that isn’t even legal is already worth more than five billion dollars – or more than half of the value of a mature industry like the beer market.
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