7 companies shared in the massive first month of sales, handful of new licenses awarded today

The Garden States legal weed market is doing massive numbers one month into adult-use cannabis sales. On April 21, 12 of New Jersey’s 13 approved dispensaries opened their doors to long lines and thrilled customers. Ascend Wellness in Montclair will make 13 open stores starting Wednesday (May 25), despite being approved to join the recreational market back in April.

Today, the state’s Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) released sales figures from the first month of the state’s legal weed market.

Here are Leafly’s Jersey-fresh takeaways from the raw data:

  • Total sales were clocked at $24,201,875 from 212,433 orders.
  • Opening weekend (April 21-23) saw…

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