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The eight varieties available for sale have THC concentrations ranging from eight to 24%, and CBD concentrations ranging from zero to 11%.

The plants, supplied by Eve Co. through its subsidiary Natural MedCo Ltd., retail for $39.99 each though it costs about double that to get one delivered. Shipping from Strathroy, ON is $35 and sales taxes must also be added.

According to the federal Cannabis Act, a person aged 19 or older can possess up to four cannabis plants per household.

Surprise at December availability

The news of the availability of the clones was unexpected, says Jackson McLean, assistant manager of The Seed Co. by E.W. Gaze in St. John’s.

“I was surprised that it happened so soon, based on what I’ve been told leading up to this,” McLean said. He had heard varied information leading up to the news of the release of the clones, but his best understanding was to expect plants in April, he said.

Photo courtesy of Jackson McLean

McLean said he was initially skeptical that plants were immediately available, but he ordered one right away and received it a couple days later. The plant ships in a container with a battery-powered LED light attached to ensure it stays alive during travel—delivery times range from three days to the island of Newfoundland to up to seven days in remote parts of Labrador.

The Seed Co. has held three cannabis-growing workshops, for both medicinal and recreational users, and they are selling kits for people who are interested in growing their own cannabis indoors. Outdoor growing is not permitted in Newfoundland and Labrador, McLean said.

“It’s been huge,” he said of the interest in home growing, both at workshops and online at the Read more at: