Canada’s adult-use cannabis sales rebound to record CA$372 million in April

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Canadians bought a record 372.4 million Canadian dollars ($287 million) worth of regulated adult-use cannabis products in April, according to new data from the country’s statistics authority.

That brings the country’s recreational marijuana sales to CA$1.4 billion through the first four months of the year.

Statistics Canada data shows that April sales were 3.7% higher than March, thanks mostly to Ontario’s CA$150.2 million in adult-use revenue.

On a percentage basis, Quebec led all provinces in April with month-over-month growth of 18%, bringing sales to CA$50.2 million.

In the remaining provinces, April sales totals and month-over-month sales were:

  • Alberta: CA$64.7 million (+2.4%).
  • British Columbia: CA$52.9 million (-6.2%).
  • Manitoba: CA$15.5 million (+12.1%).
  • Nova Scotia: CA$8.6 million (+1.2%).
  • New Brunswick: CA$6.4 million (+1%).
  • Newfoundland and Labrador: CA$5.2 million (+1%).
  • Saskatchewan: CA$15.1 million (+1.5%).
  • Prince Edward Island: CA$1.8 million (-1%).

Yukon territory recorded C$865,000 in sales in April.

By city, Toronto continued to lead the country with CA$51 million in sales, up 5% over the previous month.

In Gatineau, Quebec, legal marijuana sales soared 86.7% month-over-month to CA$1.8 million.

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April cannabis retail sales in selected Canadian cities and monthly sales changes were:

  • Montreal: CA$26.6 million (+13.7%).
  • Edmonton, Alberta: CA$21.9 million (+2.5%).
  • Vancouver, British Columbia: CA$18.1 million (-1.7%).
  • Calgary, Alberta: CA$17.8 million (+1.3%).
  • Ottawa, Ontario: CA$14.5 million (+1.6%).
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba: CA$9.7 million (+10.5%).
  • Quebec City: CA$5.2 million (+15.3%).

Statistics Canada’s April cannabis retail sales data is available here.