CONNECTICUT – Cannabis consumers in Connecticut embraced legal options, contributing to a substantial $25 million in cannabis sales during October, preliminary data released by the Department of Consumer Protection suggests.
According to NBC Connecticut, the adult-use segment took the lead, boasting sales exceeding $14.7 million, while medical cannabis transactions reached an impressive $10.1 million. Since the commencement of adult-use sales on January 10, this latest data underscores the sustained growth and acceptance of legal cannabis within the state.
Breaking down the figures, the average product price for medical cannabis was $36.43, just slightly under the adult-use average of $37.61. The sales composition revealed interesting consumer preferences, with 51% opting for usable cannabis (flower), 31% favoring vapes, and 11% selecting edible products. This evolving landscape signifies a shifting paradigm in cannabis consumption patterns, showcasing a diverse market eager to explore various product offerings.
As Connecticut’s cannabis industry continues to evolve, these sales figures not only signify economic gains but also highlight the increasing acceptance and normalization of legal cannabis within the state. The data encourages a closer look at the dynamic market forces propelling Connecticut’s cannabis industry forward.