Maine Hits New Milestone of Record-Breaking Marijuana Sales

Last month brought a new milestone for Maine’s fledgling recreational cannabis industry, with the state’s Office of Marijuana Policy reporting $ 5.3 million in sales in May for licensed retailers. The figure makes it “the highest grossing month since the industry launched” last October. Erik Gundersen, the director of Maine’s…

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In one record-breaking month, Alaska sold more weed than 3 month average

Published: Sep 5, 2017, 10:16 am • Updated: Sep 5, 2017, 1:41 pm By The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska made nearly $ 600,000 in July on marijuana tax, which is equal to about 33 percent of the total marijuana tax revenue brought in last fiscal year. The Juneau…

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Colorado: Record-breaking pot shop sales in August 2016

Published: Oct 13, 2016, 6:01 am • Updated: Oct 13, 2016, 6:15 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The summer of 2016 turned out to be quite lucrative for Colorado’s marijuana industry. Legal marijuana shops tallied up $ 126 million in medical and recreational cannabis sales in August, setting…

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