Chart of the Week: Wholesale Marijuana Price Fluctuations Create Challenges for Cannabis Businesses

By Becky Olson

The cannabis industry is rife with uncertainty, and wholesale marijuana prices are no exception.

The national weighted average price of a gram of marijuana sold at the wholesale level fluctuated by 21% between May and mid-September, according to an index developed by Cannabis Benchmarks.

Wholesale price movements can be even more pronounced in individual markets, with volatility ranging from a 23% decrease in Oregon between mid-June and mid-July to a 21% increase in Washington DC within a single week last month.

The national figures reflect trends in states that have legalized medical or

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