By the numbers:

477 Number of Canadians authorized to possess marijuana for medical purposes in 2002

41,384 Estimated number of Canadians authorized to possess marijuana for medical purposes under MMPR in 2014

308,755 Estimated number of Canadians authorized to possess marijuana for medical purposes under MMPR in 2024

$10 to $15 Current street price, per gram, for dried cannabis

$1.80 to $5 Price per gram when purchased for medical purpose by licensed consumer, 2012

$7.60 Price per gram when purchased for medical purpose by licensed consumer, under new MMPR in 2014

$1,686,600 Revenue to Government of Canada from sales of dried marijuana and seeds, fiscal 2011­-12

$1.3-billion Estimated revenue to “legal marijuana supply industry” by 2024

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