Medical marijuana sales in Arkansas have topped $200 million since the state’s first legal sale of the drug in May 2019, the state revenue agency said Thursday.
The sales report the Department of Finance and Administration released Thursday reported $200.7 million in sales on 30,648 pounds sold through Wednesday. Daily sales averaged $622,727 during the 22-day reporting period that ended Wednesday, beating the $562,500 reported during the 16-day reporting period that ended Nov. 24.
Suite 443 and Green Springs Medical, Garland County’s two licensed dispensaries, were third and 12th, respectively, in sales during the most recent reporting period. Suite 443 reported 170 pounds in sales, and Green Springs reported 58.43 pounds. They ranked fifth and 12th during the 16-day reporting period that ended Nov. 24 and the 25-day period that ended Nov. 8.
The ReLeaf Center in Bentonville has closed within 70.82 pounds of Green Springs’ overall sales lead of 3,414.22 pounds. The 212.83 pounds the Benton County location reported in sales during the 22-day period that ended Wednesday topped all 31 dispensaries in operation. It ranked second during the 16-day period that ended Nov. 24. [Read more at North Arkansas Democrat Gazette]