Arkansans are spending nearly $900,000 each day on medical marijuana, figures released by the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission indicate.
Scott Hardin, spokesperson for the Commission, says since the first dispensary opened in mid-2019, Arkansans have spent $285 million to purchase 42,769 pounds.
The daily average of $880,000 Arkansans are spending on medical marijuana is an increase of $163,100 compared to the figures reported last month.
Commission officials report 12 dispensaries have sold at least 2,000 pounds. There are 32 dispensaries across the state, with six more preparing to open.
The Arkansas Department of Health reports 66,638 active patient cards.
Below is the full report of total medical marijuana sales through April 11.
Since Suite 443 (Hot Springs) first opened on Friday, May 10, 2019, the company sold 2,790.58 pounds.
Since Green Springs Medical (Hot Springs) first opened on Sunday, May 12, 2019, the company sold 3,888.40 pounds.
Since Arkansas Natural Products (Clinton) first opened on Thursday, June 20, 2019, the company sold 848.28 pounds.
Since Greenlight Dispensary (Helena) first opened on Thursday, June 27, 2019, the company sold 569.70 pounds.
Since Native Green Hensley (Hensley) first opened on Tuesday,