Classifying Cannabis in the Canadian Statistical System - ARCHIVED

Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-621-M2018105


Statistics Canada needs to respond to the legalization of cannabis for non-medical use by measuring various aspects of the introduction of cannabis in the Canadian economy and society. An important part of measuring the economy and society is using statistical classifications. It is common practice with classifications that they are updated and revised as new industries, products, occupations and educational programs are introduced into the Canadian economy and society. This paper describes the changes to the various statistical classifications used by Statistics Canada in order to measure the introduction of legal non-medical cannabis.

Issue Number: 2018105
Author(s): Assoumou Ndong, Franklin

Main Product: Analysis in Brief

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