Oregon Retail Hashish Gross sales Replace


The Oregon Liquor Management
Fee (OLCC) lately supplied gross sales and manufacturing knowledge for December, as
properly as an replace of unsold stock within the licensed market as of the
starting of this yr. Gross sales income and quantity for all product sorts
skilled an uptick within the remaining month of 2018, with complete flower gross sales
quantity for the yr reaching roughly 170,000 kilos, a rise of round 55%
in comparison with 2017.

The newest OLCC knowledge reveals
that complete retail gross sales reached about $55 million in December, up by virtually 5%
in comparison with revenues of roughly $52.5 million generated in November. December
is the primary time {that a} month-over-month uptick in retail gross sales revenues has
been seen since August 2018, after they reached their peak for the yr of over
$60 million.

In December, gross sales income
generated by basic customers elevated, whereas that from purchases made by
registered sufferers was steady in comparison with the month prior. Grownup-use customers
spent over $50 million at licensed retailers in Oregon in December, up from
about $48 million in November. In the meantime, gross sales to sufferers held regular at a
bit underneath $5 million from November to December.

Breaking down retail gross sales by the
OLCC’s product classes – “usable marijuana” (the OLCC’s time period for flower,
trim, and pre-rolls), concentrates and extracts, and edibles and tinctures –
the greenback worth and quantity of every group elevated in December. Income from
gross sales of flower rose to simply underneath $27.5 million in December, up from roughly
$26.Three million in November. Concentrates and extracts generated about $14.5
million in retail income in December, up from round $14 million the month
prior. Lastly, gross sales of edibles and tinctures accounted for roughly $6.25
million of December’s complete income, up from about $5.7 million in November.

Relating to usable marijuana,
December noticed over 15,500 kilos of product bought to sufferers and customers, up
from round 15,000 kilos in November. Primarily based on the income generated by flower
gross sales in December, famous simply above, statewide retail costs for such product
averaged about $1,775 per pound, up from a median retail charge of $1,750 per
pound in November. Whereas retail costs have reportedly fallen considerably in
Oregon together with wholesale charges, state knowledge analyzed together with our
worth assessments signifies that licensed storefronts can nonetheless obtain sturdy
margins on flower. Moreover, a pound of flower virtually actually retails for
increased than the typical costs that we simply calculated, as it’s practically at all times
bought in increments smaller than an oz – solely registered medical sufferers might
buy bigger portions – and at increased charges.

Harvest figures for December
reinforce what was noticed over the course of the three prime harvest season
months (September by way of November), which is that manufacturing was regular in
2018 in comparison with the yr prior. Licensed growers introduced in about 125,000
kilos of moist plant materials in December 2018, nearly the identical quantity
harvested in the identical month of 2017. Total for This fall 2018, Oregon cultivators
lower down over 3.5 million kilos of moist plant materials, barely greater than in
the identical interval the yr prior. Nevertheless, September 2017 noticed bigger harvest
numbers that September 2018, making the totals for the ultimate 4 months of
annually fairly comparable.

Oregon’s statewide stock of unsold
usable marijuana continued to extend from a month in the past. As of the start of
2019, about 1.35 million kilos of dried flower and trim had been logged within the
state’s Hashish Monitoring System (CTS), up from underneath 1.Three million kilos in
early December. Growers and wholesalers had been seemingly nonetheless working in November
and December to course of the autumn harvest, in addition to crops lower down within the
remaining month of the yr, including to final month’s complete.


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