Massachusetts Sold $152 Million in Marijuana Last Month

Prices hit their lowest point on record, according to state reports.

Massachusetts cannabis sales came to just under $152 million for the month of June, according to state figures.

Dispensaries in Massachusetts racked up $132.8 million in recreational cannabis sales, and another $19 million in medical sales, for a total of $151.8 million, according to the state’s Cannabis Control Commission.

Flower continues to make up the overwhelming majority of sales, with sales of cannabis buds hitting $12.5 million the week of June 26 to July 2. The second-closest product category, vape cartridges, sold only $6.3 million worth of product, followed by pre-rolled joints, which brought in $5 million that week.

June was also the top selling month of the year so far for recreational cannabis, with March in second place at $129.4 million. Medical sales, by contrast, were down slightly from the prior three months, despite having plateaued somewhat.

Massachusetts sold a total of $4.74 billion in recreational marijuana since the market launched in 2018, and another $1.08 billion in medical sales since 2019, the CCC reported.

Prices have continued to plummet in the state, the CCC found, with the average price of a gram of cannabis at just $5.82 and the average ounce at $164.97 in June, the lowest the agency has ever recorded since it began keeping industry statistics. In January, the average price per gram was $7.11, and a year ago in June 2022, it was $10.58.

John Schroyer

John Schroyer has been a reporter since 2006, initially with a focus on politics, and covered the 2012 Colorado campaign to legalize marijuana. He has written about the cannabis industry specifically since 2014, after being on hand for the first-ever legal cannabis sales on New Year’s Day that year in Denver. John has covered subsequent marijuana market launches in California and Illinois, has written about every aspect of the marijuana trade, and was part of the team that built the cannabis industry’s first-ever trade show, MJBizCon. He joined Green Market Report in 2022.

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