Recreational pot sales grow to $2.6M in second week

  • Jacob Moriarty, a trainer at New England Treatment Access, talks about the flower that will be one item sold on the recreational side of NETA when they open.

Published: 12/4/2018 11:37:22 PM

NORTHAMPTON — In the second week of retail marijuana sales, the state’s only two recreational pot shops brought in just under $2.6 million in gross sales.

That figure — released Monday by the Cannabis Control Commission — tops the first five days of sales, which saw customers spend $2.2 million. In total, gross sales have hit $4.8 million since Nov. 20, when New England Treatment Access in Northampton and Cultivate in Leicester opened their doors to adult customers.

The second week of sales saw a total of 65,196 “units” of marijuana sold, averaging around three units per transaction, according to the data. Customers spent an average of $39.68 per unit during the second week.

Northampton has levied a 3 percent local tax on recreational marijuana.


Jobs



Support Local Journalism


Subscribe to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, your leading source for news in the Pioneer Valley.


Daily Hampshire Gazette Office

115 Conz Street
Northampton, MA 01061
413-584-5000

 

© 2018 Daily Hampshire Gazette