No More Marijuana? Canadian Cannabis 'Craze' Creates Shortages Days After Sales Begin

No More Marijuana? Canadian Cannabis 'Craze' Creates Shortages Days After Sales Begin

SDQC, which manages sales in Quebec, recorded more than 12,500 in-store transactions and 30,000 online orders the first day, "far exceeding" expectations.

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October 22, 2018
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Days after recreational marijuana became legal in Canada, our neighbors to the north may already be running out.

 

Long lines and swamped websites greeted the first day of marijuana sales Wednesday. SDQC, which manages sales in Quebec, recorded more than 12,500 in-store transactions and 30,000 online orders the first day, "far exceeding" expectations.

 

Within days, some products were posted as unavailable on the website.

 

"Given the craze created by the legalization of cannabis and the scarcity of products across Canada, the SQDC expects significant short-term supply challenges for branches," the company said.

 

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