Colorado Sold A Record $198.8M Of Marijuana In June

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Colorado cannabis sales have reached a new record. Combined medical and recreational marijuana sales reached a new high of $198.8 million in June — an increase of 3.5 percent from May and a 30 percent jump from the same time last year.

Recreational sales — up 29 percent from a year ago — far outpace the state’s medical sales, with $158.1 million of volume. That compares with $40.7 million for medical marijuana. Medical sales dipped five percent from May, but gained 37 percent from a year ago.

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