Massachusetts marijuana sales reached nearly $152 million in June—a record monthly high since the state’s adult-use market launched in November 2018—state data shows.
The Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) reported that recreational cannabis sales hit $132.8 last month, while medical marijuana purchases amounted to $19 million. The state has now seen $4.74 billion in adult-use sales since the market opened five years ago.
Flower products remained the most popular choice for adult consumers, followed by vape products, pre-rolls, edibles, and concentrates. The average price of flower cannabis also dropped to a record low of $5.82 per gram last month, according to the CCC data.
The record sales are all the more notable given that adult-use markets are coming online and expanding in surrounding states like Connecticut and New York, too, which presumably would reduce purchases from out-of-state visitors. Connecticut also saw record-high marijuana sales last month, at $24 million for the sixth month since the opening of the state’s recreational industry.
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