Exclusive: U.S. marijuana sales could rise 35% in 2017, hit $17B annually by 2021

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Retail sales of medical and recreational cannabis in the United States are expected to hit $5 billion-$6 billion this year and surge to as high as $17 billion by 2021, according to exclusive projections released today in the 2017¬†Marijuana Business Factbook. The rapid rise of the recreational market, legalization in new states and further development in existing MMJ programs will spur much of that growth. “The marijuana industry is primed and pumped for explosive growth in the foreseeable future, provided there isn’t a significant crackdown at the federal level,” said Chris Walsh ... Exclusive: U.S. marijuana sales could rise 35% in 2017, hit $17B annually by 2021 is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs