Chart: Patient numbers, medical marijuana sales spike in New Jersey

By Eli McVey New Jersey’s medical marijuana industry posted a banner year in 2016, with patient counts ballooning 76% and sales volume doubling thanks to a series of small changes to the state’s MMJ program and the opening of two new dispensaries. This is welcome news for a program that has struggled to enroll patients amid high MMJ prices, weak doctor participation and limited access to treatment centers.  Over the course of 2016, New Jersey added roughly 4,600 patients to the MMJ program, ending the year at nearly 11,000. Sales of MMJ jumped by an even greater ... Chart: Patient numbers, medical marijuana sales spike in New Jersey is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs