Cannabis Prices: American Tourists Expect to Pay About R105/Gram in SA
Belize is the cheapest place for Americans to score weed in Weedar's survey of cannabis prices at international cannabis destinations - at a price of $4.80/gram. Chile is the most expensive at $12.40/gram. Canada offers the most value in terms of convenience and price at $6.90/gram. SA weighs in at $5.70/gram.
27 June 2023 at 12:00:00
South Africa is being punted as a leading canna-tourism destination for American travellers. It ranks at 15 out of 48 "weed-friendly" countries for tourists, even though one can still be arrested for consumption in a public space. One of the ranking criteria for the survey by Weedar, was that of price per gram in US dollars.
Obviously there is a lot of variation in the theme, depending on quality etc etc, but the survey does provide a useful comparison between cannabis destinations as to how Americans view value.
South Africa came in as one of the cheaper dates at an average price per gram of US$5.70. Based on an exchange rate of R18.50 = US$1.00, this works out at R105.45/gram. The most expensive listed cannabis destination in Weedar's view, is Chile where the average price per gram is US$12.40 (R229.40).
Here are the Average Dollar Weed Prices/Gram in the Top 15 Top Cannabis Travel Destinations, Ranked by Expense:
Belize: $4.80 (R88.80) [Overall Rank: 11]
Peru: $5.60 (R103.60) [Overall Rank: 13]
South Africa: $5.70 (R105.45) [Overall Rank: 15]
Argentina: $5.80 (R107.30) [Overall Rank: 7]
Spain: $6.00 (R111.00) [Overall Rank: 8]
Canada: $6.90 (R127.65) [Overall Rank: 1]
Costa Rica: $7.10 (R131.35) [Overall Rank: 10]
Mexico: $7.90 (R146.15) [Overall Rank: 2]
Portugal: $9.30 (R172.05) [Overall Rank: 9]
Italy: $9.50 (R175.75) [Overall Rank: 4]
Thailand: $9.50 (175.75) [Overall Rank: 12]
Australia: $10.10 (R186.85) [Overall Rank: 3]
Austria: $10.90 (R201.65) [Overall Rank: 14]Netherlands: $9.60 (R177.60) [Overall Rank: 6]
Chile: $12.40 (R229.40) [Overall Rank: 6]
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