Tale of Two Strains Buying cannabis for recreational use in Canada now looks a lot like buying anything else online. From potent buds and edibles to vaporizers, pipes, and other accessories to enjoy it, there’s no shortage of options at your fingertips.
And despite some initial concerns, many of these retailers say their systems are up and running smoothly and that you don’t need to worry about COVID-19 or your privacy. But with 10 provinces and different distribution systems, it’s not yet clear how private your cannabis-related data will be. CBC News asked Health Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), and the Ontario Cannabis Store for comment about how they plan to deal with online sales and delivery once legalization kicks in.
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The answers provided by all three parties were similar: adults can buy recreational cannabis products, seeds and plants from authorized retailers online or in person. But they’re responsible for knowing what is and isn’t legal in the province or territory where they live or visit. This website helps connect people to those authorized retailers.
Retailers that use e-commerce can display their entire menu online and can even offer discounts to encourage customers to make larger purchases. They can also capture customer information and market to them through email and retargeting tools, which are more efficient and effective than other marketing channels.
XpressGrass is one of the first recreational cannabis stores in Canada to open online. Their site offers a selection of quality strains starting at $79 an ounce, tasty edibles, extracts, and more. You can also order weed for home delivery through their website and Canada Post, but you can’t add tips to your deliveries just yet because the government has ordered a temporary suspension of doorstep delivery due to the COVID-19 pandemic.