Oregon Pot Stores Sell More than $11 Million in First 5 Days

Oregon officials estimate that marijuana stores sold more than $11 million of pot during the state’s first week of legal recreational sales. In Washington state, sales during the first month hit $2 million.

Retailers sold more than $11 million of marijuana during Oregon’s first week of legal recreational sales, outpacing the early business done in other states that have legalized pot, according to the Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association.

Oregon retailers had sales of $3.5 million by the end of opening day, Casey Houlihan, executive director of the association, told the Statesman Journal (http://is.gd/6L3fPc ). By contrast, Colorado’s first week of sales reached $5 million. In Washington, sales during the first month hit $2 million.

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