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posted on 30 March 2016

America's 2015 Marijuana Sales In Context

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

Last year, $3.4 billion of legal marijuana was sold in the United States. Legal in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and the District of Columbia, that's a lot of green for just a few states.

The best way to give that figure some proper perspective is by comparing it with some of the country's best loved brands. Oreo is a good example. It had just over $700 million sales between April 2014 and April 2015 and weed sales were five times higher. In 2016, legal marijuana sales could be as high as $4.3 billion.

2015 legal marijuana sales and selected 2014 company sales in the U.S.

Infographic: America's 2015 Marijuana Sales In Context | Statista

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