Rhode Island recreational cannabis purchases smashed the state’s monthly record in December, with more than $7.8 million in adult-use sales and patients buying another $2.4 million worth of medical cannabis products.

Overall, 2023 saw more than $100 million in legal cannabis sales in the Ocean State, roughly two-thirds of which were purchases by adult-use consumers.

Of the $107.8 million worth of total cannabis sales from January through December last year, adult-use sales contributed $74.2 million, while another $33.6 came from medical sales, according to the latest data from Rhode Island’s Department of Business Regulation (DBR).

While adult-use purchases have been steadily climbing since legal retailers opened their doors last December, last month’s $10.2 million in overall combined medical and recreational cannabis receipts marked a sizable increase from the previous record of $9.7 million, set in August.

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