WA County Sees Dip in Rec Sales After Oregon Launch
Not surprisingly, recreational marijuana shops in southern Washington State took a big hit in October once Oregon residents could legally begin buying limited amounts of rec cannabis in their home state.
Sales in Clark County, Washington, which is right across from Portland, dropped from $1.8 million in September to $1.1 million in October, the Columbian reported.
But shop owners in southern Washington remain upbeat about their long-term prospects.
Those stores saw an unexpected spike in sales after rec possession and consumption became legal in Oregon in July. Many Oregonians crossed into southern Washington to purchase from rec shops, as they