Medical marijuana sales have topped $120 million in Arkansas since dispensaries were first opened in 2019. In total, $122 million has been spent on the substance.
According to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA), there are currently 33 dispensaries operating in the state. There are eight zones with four dispensaries operating in each of the zones except Zone 7, which has five dispensaries.
Since the dispensaries have opened, 19,362 pounds of medical marijuana have been sold in Arkansas.
Green Springs Medical, a dispensary located in Hot Springs, is the state’s leader in medical marijuana sales, in terms of volume by weight. The dispensary has sold 2,999.07 pounds of medical marijuana since opening on Sunday, May 12, 2019. The closest dispensary in terms of sales by volume is the Releaf Center of Bentonville, which has sold 2,198.70 pounds since opening on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.
A total of eight dispensaries, counting the two listed above, have sold more than 1,000 pounds of medical marijuana since opening. The six other dispensaries include Suite 443 of Hot Springs, Hensley Wellness Center of Hensley, Fiddler’s Green of Mountain View, The Source of Bentonville, Acanza of Fayetteville and Harvest of Conway.
Only seven dispensaries have sold less than 200 pounds of medical marijuana since the dispensaries opened. All of these dispensaries have opened during 2020. These include Little Rock House of Cannabis, Herbology of Little Rock, Body and Mind Dispensary, Delta Cannabis of West Memphis, Arkansas Patient Services Company of Monticello, Enlightened Cannabis for People of Arkadelphia and Enlightened Cannabis for People of Heber Springs.
The DFA report shows that total medical marijuana sales averaged approximately $600,000 over the past three weeks.