Market data for cannabis plants

Definitions

Packaged inventory
Cannabis held in stock by a cultivator, processor, distributor, or retailer that is packaged for sale to consumers at the retail level.
Packaged production
The number of cannabis products resulting from unpackaged cannabis being placed into final packaging for sale to consumers at the retail level during the reporting period.
Sales (medical)
Cannabis products sold directly to medical clients by holders of a federal licence for medical sales.
Sales (non-medical)
Cannabis products sold directly in the Canadian retail market, online or in-person, by a provincially or territorially authorized distributor or retailer, for non-medical purposes.
Unpackaged inventory
Cannabis held in stock by a cultivator or processor that is not packaged for sale to consumers at the retail level.
Unpackaged production
The amount of cannabis produced from activities conducted onsite by cultivators and/or processors and added to the unpackaged inventory during the reporting period.
Vegetative cannabis plants
Cannabis plants that are not budding or flowering (clones and seedlings).
Whole cannabis plants
Budding or flowering cannabis plants (unpackaged only).

Cannabis plants data

Figure 1: Cannabis plant sales and packaged inventory
Figure 1: Cannabis plant sales and packaged inventory

The data presented in this figure is available in Table 1.

Table 1: Vegetative cannabis plants (clones, seedlings)
Year-Month Unpackaged production Unpackaged inventory Packaged production Packaged inventory Sales
Federal licence holders Provincial distributor and retailers Medical Non-Medical
2019-10 2,576,671 2,835,956 178 6 17 78 24
2019-11 2,353,129 2,986,388 32 6 0 27 5
2019-12 2,542,479 3,183,834 14 6 0 14 2
2020-01 2,747,881 3,312,373 0 6 0 0 2
2020-02 2,318,173 3,261,563 4,626 6 0 10 0
2020-03 2,706,760 2,927,958 6,246 6 0 6 0
2020-04 2,753,562 2,976,254 5,233 6 0 4 0
Figure 2: Cannabis plant inventory
Figure 2: Cannabis plant inventory

The data presented in this figure is available in Table 2.

Table 2: Whole cannabis plants (flowering)
Year-Month Unpackaged production Unpackaged inventory
2019-10 1,419,889 2,532,483
2019-11 1,274,336 2,371,870
2019-12 1,470,283 2,568,565
2020-01 1,481,252 2,575,352
2020-02 1,434,562 2,726,490
2020-03 1,712,330 2,967,146
2020-04 1,749,090 3,224,931
Table 3: Historic cannabis plants data (units)
Year-Month Unpackaged inventory Packaged inventory Sales
Federal licence holders Provincial distributor and retailers Medical Non-Medical
2018-10 1,692,003 0 0 618 0
2018-11 2,168,869 0 0 1,257 0
2018-12 2,330,814 0 0 1,027 50
2019-01 2,682,433 0 0 819 23
2019-02 3,131,711 0 0 356 17
2019-03 3,798,357 0 0 190 17
2019-04 4,103,169 0 0 416 17
2019-05 4,903,776 16 0 202 10
2019-06 5,379,742 22 58 832 47
2019-07 5,274,187 16 4 561 9
2019-08 5,393,211 6 0 136 0
2019-09 4,944,695 6 0 104 0

Note: Prior to October 17, 2019, the Cannabis Tracking System did not distinguish cannabis plants as "vegetative cannabis plants" or "whole cannabis plants".

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