Strong retail demand in Vermont on first day of recreational marijuana sales

October 6, 2022 ·

Long lines, strong demand and a celebratory atmosphere marked the first day of recreational marijuana sales in Vermont.

Mountain Girl Cannabis in Rutland, Flora Cannabis in Middlebury and Ceres Collaborative in South Burlington – the state’s first dispensaries to transition from medical to adult-use sales – all shared similar stories of success, enthusiasm, as well as a bit of exhaustion, after a historic day for Vermont and industry advocates everywhere.

“Spirits were great and people were just excited to be a part of it,” Ceres Chief Operating Officer Russ Todia said of Saturday’s adult-use launch.

“It was a day I’ll never forget.”

Despite the rosy recap, retailers did voice concerns of limited supply and product selection as cultivators and processors ramp up production. (mjbizdaily.com) Full Story

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