The B.C. government has launched its website for legal online cannabis sales.
Online sales officially began after the stroke of midnight on Wednesday with 85 strains and dozens of other accessories on offer.
Early Wednesday, however, some strains, such as Mango Kush and Campfire, appeared to be unavailable because they were sold out.
A gram of dried bud on the website starts at $6.99. However, the premium strains are being priced at about $16.28 a gram, not including taxes.
Every order from B.C.’s legal online store will come with a $10 shipping fee.
For those wanting to buy a pre-rolled joint, it will cost anywhere from $4 to $16.
In B.C., the first government-run cannabis store is located in Kamloops in the Columbia Place Shopping Centre.
Provincial cannabis regulations allow sales from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week, but the Kamloops store plans to open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays.
There are 75 strains available at the legal store in Kamloops but the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB) is confident supply will ramp up in the coming weeks.
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