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A illegal marijuana grow operation in the RM of Rockwood, east of Balmoral, Man., in June 2017. (Photo courtesy Stonewall RCMP)

StatsCan to add marijuana economic impact to GDP data

Ottawa | Reuters — As Canada gears up to legalize recreational marijuana, the country’s statistics agency said on Tuesday it will begin measuring the economic impact of the current illegal use and production of the drug and add it to growth data. Statistics Canada said it will begin tallying the production and sale of cannabis […] Read more