Price and Convenience: Key Reasons Why People Continue to Buy Illegal Cannabis

Price And Convenience: Key Reasons Why People Continue To Buy Illegal Cannabis

A study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs found that price and convenience are the two main reasons why individuals continue to buy cannabis from the black market when they can now obtain legal cannabis in the US and Canada. A majority of study participants reported that cost and access are important considerations when buying cannabis. Living in a remote region with limited or no dispensaries was a significant barrier for many participants. These patterns indicate that the illegal cannabis market continues to thrive despite legalization trends and an increasing number of dispensary openings in legal American states and Canadian provinces.

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