The state has seen more than $7 million in recreational marijuana sales since the week beginning April 13, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency said Tuesday.
The state saw a limited start to recreational marijuana sales as it began issuing licenses on December 1 with total weekly sales starting at about $1.6 million and steadily increasing to a high of $5.77 million between March 16 and March 22. Then sales dipped below $5 million per week until April 13 through the 19th, when sales went up to $7.2 million.
Since then, weekly sales have remained above $7 million. From May 4 to May 10, the saw $7.9 million in recreational sales.
In total since December 1, the state has done $91.59 million in recreational marijuana sales and saw $15.2 million in combined excise and sales tax revenue.
As of Tuesday, there are 104 recreational retailers, 53 Class C growers – the largest of the grow operations – five Class B growers, five excess marijuana growers, 13 secure transporters, 12 event organizers and three safety compliance facilities.