Maine’s adult-use cannabis sales had a record-breaking month in August, surpassing $10 million in sales. Data released from the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy shows the state had 133,969 total transactions in August, which generated over $10.2 million in revenue and more than $1.2 million in sales tax revenue. August sales saw an 8.5% increase from July, which reported roughly $9.4 million in sales. Although sales didn’t increase drastically from July to August, the state had nearly a 50% increase from June, which reported over $6.4 million in sales. Flower, concentrates, and infused products made up most of Maine’s August sales. Flower products were the most popular amongst consumers, generating over $6 million in sales. Following behind was concentrates, which sold $5.8 million in sales, and then infused products at $4.9 million, according to the data. The state’s adult-use market has reported about $26.1 million in total sales from June to August and has shown a steady month-over-month increase since it launched in October 2020.
Cannabis Business Times, 09/10/2021 11:26:00