The growth trend seems to be continuing for the holiday season
Legal weed is taking its place with beer, hot dogs and fireworks as a July 4th staple, according to sales data showing nationwide sales spiked to $400 million or 60 percent above average during the week leading to Independence Day.
Sales data collected by Akerna Corp., a regulatory compliance technology company which tracks worldwide cannabis sales, revealed above-average sales every day of the week leading up to the Fourth of July weekend, including the holiday itself when national sales edged above the average for a Thursday even though many dispensaries were closed. According to the Akerna data:
- Sunday, June 30, was the highest grossing Sunday of the year with sales 50 percent higher than other Sundays.
- Monday, July 1, was the highest grossing Monday of the year with sales 45 percent above average.
- Tuesday, July 2, was the highest grossing Tuesday of the year with 53 percent increase over average daily sales.
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