Study: Oregon Has Cheapest Cannabis In Legal States, Massachusetts Highest | Ganjapreneur
Oregon has the cheapest cannabis of the 10 state-legal marketplaces at an average of $210 per “high-quality” ounce of flower; Massachusetts marks the other end of the spectrum at $341 per “high-quality” ounce.
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Legal cannabis in Oregon is the cheapest of the legalized states with an ounce of “high-quality” flower costing an average of $210.75, according to an Oxford Treatment Center study. In Washington, an ounce of high-quality cannabis costs, on average, $232.90, while an ounce is $241.74 in Colorado.
Massachusetts has the highest price for legal states with a taxed-and-regulated market at $341 per-high-quality-ounce, followed by Alaska at $298 per-ounce and Nevada at $270 per ounce.
Among states that have legalized cannabis for adult use but have yet to roll out a regulated industry, Vermont’s average of $346 ranks first, followed by Michigan at $290 per ounce. Washington, D.C. – which has legalized cannabis for adults but does not have a regulated industry – has the highest price in the U.S. at $597.88 per ounce. Lawmakers in Vermont are considering regulation legislation while voters in Michigan approved legalization in 2016 but retail sales have yet to roll out in earnest.3k