Updated: Apr 10
Sales for cannabis were high in the early days of Vancouver Island.
Clip: The British Colonist (1870)
Victoria, British Columbia
In Victoria's earliest days, before British Columbia joined Canada as the country's sixth province, Cannabis Indica (marijuana) was medicinal, sold over-the-counter and came with instructions.
*This post does not offer modern-day advice or recommendations. It simply provides a historical record for entertainment.