Combined sales for California’s medical dispensaries and delivery services were $259 million in December 2017, an 11 percent increase from November. From when reporting began in March 2017 to December, over $2.3 billion in retail activity has been recorded in California dispensaries and delivery services.
December sales in the Northern half of the state were just over $100 million, an eight percent increase from November. Sales in the Southern half of the state increased nearly 13 percent, reaching nearly $158 million.
The sales of flower/bud generated $123 million for the month and contributed 48 percent of total revenues for the market. Compared to November, the category grew seven percent in sales.
Concentrates were a $75 million category in December, a 13 percent increase from the previous month. In December, concentrates contributed nearly 29 percent of revenues. Vape sales continue to dominate the California market as vape alone contributed 20 percent of revenues in December.
Edibles enjoyed a holiday boost in December. Compared to the previous month, revenues from edible sales grew 21 percent, reaching $37 million. Chocolates sales jumped 30 percent from last month, having the highest month-over-month growth within the edibles category.
Retail sales volume December 2017.
|Category||North Sales||South Sales||Growth from November 2016|
|• Live Resin:||$992K||$847K||113%|
|• Infused Foods:||$2.4M||$2.6M||Flat|