Over $2.3 Million in Legal Recreational Cannabis Sold Each Day in Washington State
In total, there has been $446 million in legal cannabis sold in fiscal year 2016 (which began on July 1, 2015), resulting in roughly $85 million in taxes for the state. In this fiscal year, there has been over 48,000 pounds of usable cannabis sold, in addition to over 3 million grams of extracts sold, and over 1.1 million cannabis edibles sold.
At the time of publication, there are 198 retail cannabis stores reporting sales, out of 228 licenses that have been issued.
Further data on legal cannabis sales in Washington State can be found on the Liquor and Cannabis Control Board’s website.