U.S. Recreational Cannabis Sales
U.S. Recreational Cannabis Sales So you’re considering getting into the cannabis business. To help you with your initial research. We compiled U.S. Recreational Cannabis Sales Data and trends from states reporting the highest recreational cannabis sales in 2017. Note: We included California, as recreational cannabis is now legal (for adult use only) as of January 1, 2018. It’s highly likely that California will become the largest recreational cannabis market in the world in 2018.
California, while only selling cannabis legally to patients with a recommendation from a doctor, led the country in legal cannabis sales with approximately $2.5 billion in sales in 2017 according to BDS Analytics. By comparison, Colorado, the first state to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use, had approximately $1.5 billion in annual dispensary sales. Washington had the next highest sales volume with roughly $900 million in legal marijuana sales. Oregon rounds out the top four with nearly $500 million in dispensary revenue. read more or contact us