The Ontario government has released a first batch of 14 municipalities that will have government-run marijuana stores. Most Canadians who consume marijuana pay just under $7 per gram. That’s according to data released Friday by Statistics Canada based on a survey made available to Canadians over the course of a month from the end of January to the end of February. “Canadians reported that the average price of cannabis in February was $6.83,” Statistics Canada said in the data sheet. “Prices varied across regions with prices in Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and British Columbia below the national average and prices in all other provinces and territories above the national average. Average prices were particularly high in the territories.” As part of an effort to establish a baseline pricing mechanism for marijuana once the substance becomes legal later this year, Statistics Canada has been working to crowdsource the prices people pay for pot across the country. Canadians pay $6.83 on average for a gram of marijuana: Statistics Canada

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