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Canada spends as much on marijuana as wine

Canadians spent about C$6bn ($5.6bn, £3.5bn) on cannabis in 2015 – almost as much as they did on wine.

The estimate comes from Canada’s bureau of statistics, which studied marijuana consumption between 1960 and 2015.

The government has promised to research the drug’s affect on the economy and society as it ramps up its plans to legalise cannabis next summer.

The report also found that use has gone up over the years as it has become more popular with adults.

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