Sales of Recreational Cannabis Topped $320M Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
The use of recreational cannabis increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, much more so than other party drugs according to data presented by Cbd-ecke.de.
In California, sales went up to $320M for the month of March when the pandemic first took but the state of Nevada experienced a decrease.
California Records $320 M in Sales in March
Recreational Cannabis sales are up in several states where it is legal since the COVID-19 pandemic began. This is especially true for the month of March which is when lockdowns began and cannabis users stocked up on their supply. In California, sales topped at 320 M in March while declining slightly to 319 M in May. This is 40 million dollars higher than the sales number for January before the lockdowns began.
Similar trends can be seen…