Purchases to satisfy high shopping hankerings, amounting to an estimated $1 billion, ranged from food to shoes and more weed.
Getting high can be rough on the wallet, with a new report from Finder Canada revealing an estimated $1 billion is contributed to the Canadian economy through fuzzy shopping sprees while under the influence.
According to Finder’s research, one in five Canadians have shopped while stoned at least once in their lives, spending an average of $187. Breaking the numbers down by province, high shopping in B.C. took the top spot for average spend, letting it rain to the tune of $390. Nova Scotians ($279), Quebecers ($236), Albertans ($143), Ontarians ($114) and Manitobans ($88) followed, notes the new report, Doped up: Canada has a high shopping problem.
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By: ANGELA STELMAKOWICH London Free Press