Despite this, the mail order marijuana is already alive and lucrative in Canada. Due to legal restrictions against Canada Post seizing mail, cannabis is already being delivered to customers in all provinces. As it becomes legal across Canada, these businesses will likely grow and gain more customers. In fact, it’s projected that marijuana sales will outsell liquor in Canada by 2020.
“Our regulations currently are 170 pages of text of requirements, just for the bureau,” she said. “And then you look at them paying license fees, at the local level and at the state level, and our licensing fees range from $500 to over $120,000 every year. And then you add on the state cultivation tax and excise tax and the retail sales tax. And you see that the price of cannabis is going down, so they’re not making the profits they probably once were.”
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