Chart of the Week: Black Market Marijuana Taking Big Hit in States With Operating Dispensaries, Rec Shops

By Becky Olson

Nearly 70% of marijuana users in states where dispensaries and/or recreational stores are open for business obtain cannabis exclusively through legal means, while just 17% rely solely on the black market, according to exclusive data in a new research report by Marijuana Business Daily.

The figures provide one of the clearest indications yet that marijuana legalization and cannabis businesses are highly effective in steering patients and general MJ users away from the black market.

Most marijuana users in states with operational dispensaries and/or recreational shops say they only buy through licensed businesses or caregivers,

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