Year in Review Stats

The nation’s first three recreational cannabis states posted eye-popping sales growth, while most medical marijuana markets grew as well.

Legal cannabis sales – including both medical and recreational – will likely top $1 billion in Colorado alone for 2015, up from $700 million the previous year. Washington State’s rec shops surpassed $300 million in revenue in their first full calendar year of operation, while its medical marijuana industry raked in an estimated $200 million.

Oregon rec revenues hit $12 million in just the first week of sales, showing the potential of the newest recreational cannabis state.

Year in Review: New Marijuana Markets, Booming Rec Sales and Banking Retreat - Marijuana Business Daily