DENVER — It was good to be in the marijuana business. Two sales records were set over the summer in Colorado.
Medical and recreational sales reached $126 million in August. That’s up from the last record set back in July, when $122.7 million in recreational and medical pot was purchased.
Including the record month of August, Colorado’s marijuana industry generated $846.4 million in sales for the first eight months of the year.
Last year, Colorado marijuana businesses sold more than $996 million in pot products.