'I deliver to your house': pot dealers on why legalization won't kill the black market
The success or failure of cannabis legalization comes down to one thing: beating the black market. So what do dealers think? It’s a case of My Guy versus The Man: who will you buy your pot from? As legalization looms, governments across Canada are angling for a generous slice of what was a $5.7bn marijuana business in 2017. The rules vary across the country – some provinces will permit licensed private retailers; others will sell pot exclusively through government stores – but success will ultimately depend on just one thing: beating the black market.