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

Hashish is now Maine’s most useful crop, besting the state’s signature agricultural merchandise reminiscent of 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 12 months, in line with state gross sales tax figures. That places the business on tempo to hit $266 million in gross sales this 12 months regardless of a worldwide pandemic that has put many Mainers out of labor and depressed shopper spending nationwide.

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