Maine recreational marijuana sales nearly doubled to $159 million in 2022

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Recreational marijuana stores in Maine sold nearly $159 million in cannabis products in 2022.

That total nearly doubled sales of roughly $82 million in 2021, according to Lewiston-based Maine Public Radio, which aggregated data from the state’s Office of Cannabis Policy.

Last year, Maine implemented several changes to its marijuana rules, including:

The state launched adult-use sales in October 2020.