Marijuana sales set new record in Maine

Sales have steadily grown since the legal market opened in October.
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 8:30 AM EDT
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MAINE (WMTW) - Marijuana sales continue to set new records in Maine.

Retailers sold approximately $5.36 million of adult-use products in May, making it the highest-grossing month since the industry launched in October 2020. May’s sales broke the record set in April by $1 million.

There were nearly 72,000 transactions in May. Smokable marijuana made up 59% of sales while infused products accounted for 23% and concentrates 18%.

In the seven months since the launch of Maine’s adult-use market, gross sales of adult-use marijuana have totaled of $22.77 million. Thirty-four retailers are now licensed in the program, and more than 50 municipalities across the state have opted-in to the program.

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