June 2023 saw Connecticut and Arkansas hit record highs for its cannabis sales.
In Connecticut, medical and recreational cannabis sales hit almost $24 million – and the month also saw adult use sales higher than medical sales. The adult-use market in saw $12.5 million in cannabis sales following the launch of adult use sales on January 10, 2023, and $11.3 million in medical.
According to KNWA, Arkansas patients also spent USD$141 million in June – a new record for the state.
In a statement, Arkansas’ Department of Finance and Administration spokesperson Scott Hardin stated: “With a sales average of $23.5 million monthly, we should surpass $1 billion in overall sales toward the end of this year.”
The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection has also confirmed that the average product price for medical marijuana patients was $37.43 in June, while the average price of adult-use products was $40.00.
The Department also released new data containing additional information about the types of products sold by dollar amount, showing that, in the first six months of sales, 53% of sales were usable cannabis, or flower, while vapes made up 25% of sales and edible products represented 10% of sales.