Michigan Cannabis Sales Soar 179% to Record $146 Million in March

During March, Michigan cannabis sales increased 179% from a year ago to $145.8 million, a 39% increase from February, which had 3 fewer days in the month, reaching a new all-time high:

The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency breaks out sales by medical and adult-use, with medical sales improving 59% from a year ago to $50.7 million and adult-use sales soaring 346% to $97.6 million:

The state breaks out sales by category and provides pricing detail by category, for both medical and adult-use (note that the tables both had an error in the summary line regarding the month):


In the larger and more rapidly growing adult-use market, flower and trim sales represented 58% of the market, up from 56% in the prior two months.

As supply continues to expand, flower pricing for adult-use has seen a dramatic decline. In March, the average price of $4078 per pound fell 5% from February and 46% from a year ago:

Michigan generated $985 million in cannabis sales in 2020, and the program should continue to expand this year as supply becomes more available and as distribution expands. So far in 2021, year-to-date combined sales are up 181% to $359.4 million.

Exclusive article by Alan Brochstein, CFA
Alan Brochstein, CFA
Based in Houston, Alan leverages his experience as founder of online community 420 Investor, the first and still largest due diligence platform focused on the publicly-traded stocks in the cannabis industry. With his extensive network in the cannabis community, Alan continues to find new ways to connect the industry and facilitate its sustainable growth. At New Cannabis Ventures, he is responsible for content development and strategic alliances. Before shifting his focus to the cannabis industry in early 2013, Alan, who began his career on Wall Street in 1986, worked as an independent research analyst following over two decades in research and portfolio management. A prolific writer, with over 650 articles published since 2007 at Seeking Alpha, where he has 70,000 followers, Alan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a frequent source to the media, including the NY Times, the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, and Bloomberg TV. Contact Alan: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Email

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