Fifth week of legal recreational pot in Michigan brings in $1.7M in sales

Posted at 7:02 AM, Jan 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 07:02:02-05

(WXYZ) — The fifth week of legal recreational marijuana sales was the highest to date, according to state officials.

The total was $1,773,789, and, when added to the first four weeks, the grand total for five weeks through Jan. 5 has resulted in $8,251,118.

Additionally, another adult-use licensed has been issued, bringing the statewide total to 51 adult-use licenses.

However, more than 1,400 of Michigan's nearly 1,800 cities, townships and villages have chosen to ban cannabis shops.