Missouri Cannabis Sales Top $121 Million in June

Total cannabis sales in the state since February reached $592.3 million.

Marijuana sales in Missouri have leapt to an average of $4 million a day since the adult-use market joined the medical marijuana industry in February, surpassing $121 million last month alone.

According to statistics from the state Division of Cannabis Regulation, June sales topped $121.2 million, including $95.2 million in recreational cannabis and $26 million in medical marijuana. Sales in total since February reached $592.3 million, and the top sales month so far has been March, with $126.2 million.

The June figures follow a steady trend of combined medical and recreational sales coming in above $120 million each month since March, the state reported, and it averages out to just over $4 million a day since adult-use sales began on Feb. 3 through the end of June.

In May, the state passed the $1 billion in legal cannabis sales milestone, after launching its medical marijuana market in October 2020.

The legal marijuana trade has created roughly 16,000 jobs in Missouri, according to a report from industry association MoCannTrade, KMBC News reported.

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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