According to cannabis data analytics firm BDSA, national cannabis sales decreased 0.5% in October compared to September. Looking at a per-day basis, sales decreased 3.7% month-over-month. In total, sales across the 11 state marijuana markets totaled $1.64 billion during the month.
In Arizona, combined sales of $107.9 million increased 2.1% from September, down 5.7% compared to October 2021. Medical sales of $39.9 million were up 2% sequentially and down 30% from a year ago. Adult-use sales of $68.0 million gained 2% from September and 19% year-over-year. Flower sales were down 15% from a year ago, while pre-rolls grew 30%. Concentrates fell 9% and ingestibles gained 7%.
BDSA provides coverage for Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon. In October, year-over-year growth ranged from -23.7% in Nevada to -5.5% in California compared to a year ago.
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