More than 12,000 customers showed up for day one in NJ, but many are still waiting for edibles, homegrow, and better prices

After one week of legal weed sales in New Jersey, the Garden State is raking in the green.

Day one of adult-use cannabis brought in $1.9 million, or about $153 per customer. That might sound low compared to New Mexico’s $2.7 million opening earlier this month. But New Mexico had 118 stores ready to sell on day one; New Jersey had 12.

The CRC reported yesterday that the 12 dispensaries open to adult-use consumers on April 21 served 12,438 recreational buyers without interrupting access for medical patients.

Just last month, regulators estimated the state was 100,000 pounds short of legal supply needed to meet projected demand….

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