Some cannabis consumers are still buying their products on a criminal level, despite California’s newly regulated legal market.
The report comes over a month after California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) implemented a list of guidelines that all legal distributors must meet in order to sell products legally.
The move towards a regulated market has also left few legitimate products on the shelves of lawfully-run shops at the moment.
“High prices, taxes, and lack of access to legal cannabis continues to fuel a thriving illicit market,” says the Eaze report. “Simply stated, California has done a good job of telling consumers that cannabis is legal but has a long way to go in making it easy to get safe, legal and affordable cannabis.”
The eaze report was conducted July 6-12 by New Jersey-based Marketview Research Group. They collected responses from 1,419 California marijuana consumers and…