Recreational marijuana sales top $17.5 million since Dec. 1

Recreational marijuana and cannabis-based product sales have topped $17.5 million in two months around Michigan. (Photo courtesy: MGN)
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LANSING (WJRT) (2/7/2020) - Recreational marijuana users have been snatching up products at a prolific place over the first two months since it became legal in Michigan.

Since Dec. 1, recreational marijuana and cannabis-based sales statewide have reached $17.5 million. Those sales brought in more than $1 million in sales tax.

The state reports this past week was the best week of sales so far, raking in more than $2.5 million.

There are now 43 licensed marijuana retailers around the state.