Chart of the Week: Average Annual MMJ Purchases By State Vary Widely
By Becky Olson
To develop reasonable financial projections and expectations, dispensary owners need – among other things – an estimate of the average quantity their patients will purchase each year.
The average quantity of MMJ flower patients in select states bought from dispensaries last year ranged from as few as 3.4 ounces per patient in Rhode Island to as many as 15.5 ounces per patient in Colorado, according to state reports – a huge range that can have a material impact on dispensary revenue.
Why such large disparities? It is largely a matter of accessibility.
Patient access to cannabis can be