Gross sales of medical marijuana alone totaled almost $222 million by October, making hashish the state’s most respected agricultural commodity.

Hashish is now Maine’s most respected crop, besting the state’s signature agricultural merchandise similar to potatoes, milk and blueberries.

Medical marijuana gross sales totaled $221.8 million from January by October, greater than double what had been offered by this time final yr, in accordance with state gross sales tax figures. That places the trade on tempo to hit $266 million in gross sales this yr regardless of a worldwide pandemic that has put many Mainers out of labor and depressed client spending nationwide.

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