Retail Price of Medical Marijuana in the United States

in Substance Abuse

In the United States, the retail price for medical marijuana sold legally is between $5,500 to $7,500 per pound.

Purchasing a pound on the wholesale market costs about $4,000.

However, if growing marijuana independently, the cost to grow a pound of marijuana is between $750 to $1,000.

(More marijuana facts.)

Source: David Segal, “When Capitalism Meets Cannabis,” New York Times, June 25, 2010.

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