Missouri recreational marijuana sales topped $8 million in the first weekend
Published: Feb. 6, 2023 at 4:04 PM CST
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KY3) - Marijuana dispensaries reported nearly $8.6 million in sales for Missouri’s first weekend of recreational sales.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported the preliminary numbers on Monday. With the 6 percent tax imposed on recreational marijuana in the state, tax revenue totaled around $510,000 for the first three days. Municipalities may add a 3 percent tax for recreational marijuana.
Sales more than doubled the sales of medical marijuana in its first weekend. Medical marijuana in Missouri is taxed at 4 percent.
- Sales for Friday, February 3 are: medical marijuana sales totaled, $1,996,590.36 and consumer sales totaled, $3,008,181.35 for a combined total of $5,004,771.71.
- Sales for Saturday, February 4 are: medical marijuana sales totaled, $1,302,660.51 and consumer sales totaled, $3,332,684.03 for a combined total of $4,635,344.54.
- Sales for Sunday, February 5 are: medical marijuana sales totaled, $889,813.59 and consumer sales totaled, $2,160,035.23 for a combined total of $3,049,848.82.
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