Maryland’s slow-to-start medical marijuana industry made up for lost time, zooming toward $100 million in first-year sales.
Maryland brought in $95.4 million in dispensary sales between Dec. 1, 2017, and Nov. 30, 2018, averaging 21% monthly growth and peaking in November at $13.8 million.
That total surpassed first-year MMJ sales in Illinois, Massachusetts and New York – combined.
Several factors drove the hot start to Maryland’s MMJ program, namely:
A solid initial patient base of nearly 11,000 that grew 191%
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