Medical marijuana sales have topped $300 million in Arkansas since the first dispensaries opened in the state in 2019.
According to the latest report from the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission, there have been 45,286 pounds of medical marijuana sold in Arkansas since that time. In total, medical marijuana sales have reached $303.5 million in Arkansas as of May 2.
Since the last medical marijuana sales report, released on April 13, there have been approximately $18.5 million in sales. The April 13 report showed $285 million in sales.
In 2021, there has been approximately $85 million in medical marijuana sales. In January 2020, the Medical Marijuana Commission reported that the state had recorded $218.1 million in sales at that point in time (Jan. 13, 2021).
Currently, there are 38 licensed dispensaries with 32 active and six working toward opening. Throughout Arkansas, there are 76,533 active patient cards, according to the Arkansas Department of Health.
Based on the MMC report, Arkansans are spending approximately $885,000 per day on medical marijuana.