With survey results showing 63 per cent of County residents support legal and tightly regulated cannabis in the municipality, County staff are recommending council permit retail locations within Prince Edward County.
The municipality’s Community Development Department report indicates support was wide-spread despite significant generational differences, and that 54 per cent of County residents have used cannabis at least once in the past. While 59 per cent are lapsed, one in five residents (20 per cent) are currently regular or occasional users.
– 76 per cent of residents aged 18-53 (GenZ, GenY and GenX) support cannabis retail.
– Youngest residents were most supportive at 84 per cent.
– Just over half – 54 per cent – of Boomers and War Gen residents support retail cannabis
– Gender differences on an aggregate level are negligible, but females are driving support within the two youngest age ranges.
One third of the entire 18+ population surveyed intend