Chart of the Week: Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Market Quickly Gaining Steam
By Becky Olson
Talk about pent-up demand.
The number of medical marijuana purchases and the quantity of cannabis sold in Massachusetts are surging now that three dispensaries geographically dispersed across the state have opened their doors to patients, indicating a robust market for MMJ.
The trends bode well for the 12 additional dispensaries that have received tentative approval from the state and hope to open soon, as well as the scores of companies that have applied for new medical cannabis business licenses.
The first dispensary to launch in Massachusetts, Alternative Therapies Group, opened on June 24 and