Mark Rendell, The Globe & Mail
Meanwhile, the legal cannabis system, dominated by massive publicly traded licensed producers, is struggling to meet the demand of consumers accustomed to high-quality illegal product grown largely in B.C. and sold across the country at lower prices than what’s available legally. Industrial-scale facilities have been plagued by growing problems and quality concerns. Supply remains strikingly short, even as licensed producers – none of whom are profitable – burn through hundreds of millions of dollars building facilities and trying to develop brands.