Summit County’s marijuana stores sold more cannabis and marijuana-related products in March than they ever have in a single month, according to the lastest figures from the Colorado Department of Revenue.
The department began releasing information about monthly medical and recreational marijuana sales broken down by county last December with the records backdated to January 2014, the same month the state made recreational sales legal for adults 21 years of age and older.
March is typically an extremely strong month for marijuana sales across the state, and this year was no outlier with Colorado recording a record $106 million in recreational marijuana sales, up from the previous high of $101 million in August 2017.
At the same time, the 10 licensed recreational marijuana dispensaries in Summit County recorded just over $3 million in combined sales during the month of March, up from the county’s pervious high of $2.85 million in March 2017.
For Summit County, March marked the first time in history the county has eclipsed the $3 million mark. Usually, pot sales fluctuate from $1.5 million in the off