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Arkansas medical marijuana sales reach $143 million

Arkansas medical marijuana stores have sold $143 million worth of medical cannabis since sales began in May 2019.

Another way to put it: Arkansas dispensaries have sold 22,350 pounds of medical marijuana in about a year and a half.

According to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission (AMMC), the 80,000-plus registered MMJ patients in the state are collectively spending $600,000 a day.

“With 29 dispensaries in operation, this is an average of $20,689 spent daily at each dispensary,” Scott Hardin, commission spokesperson, wrote in an email to Marijuana Business Daily.

The AMMC said the leading dispensaries in terms of pounds of MMJ sold are:

  1. Green Springs Medical, in Hot Springs, with 3,130 pounds sold since May 12, 2019.
  2. ReLeaf Center, in Bentonville, with 2,522 pounds sold since Aug. 7, 2019.
  3. Acanza, in Fayetteville, with 1,714 pounds sold since Sept. 14, 2019.

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