An incredible $2.2 million in the first 5 days alone
Recreational marijuana revenue in Massachusetts over the first five days of legal sales topped $2.2 million, according to sales data released Tuesday by the Cannabis Control Commission.
According to the commission, a grand total of $2,217,621.13 and 56,380 items were sold during this time period, with Friday being the biggest day for sales in terms of money, at $479,748.58. Over the first five days, the average number of items bought per-transaction was 3.4, while the average amount of money spent per item was $39.33.
Recreational marijuana became legal to sell on Nov. 20 at two locations in Massachusetts: New England Treatment Access in Northampton and Cultivate in Leicester. Both stores are also medical marijuana dispensaries. They are the first legal recreational marijuana retailers east of the Mississippi.
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