In August, Maryland's collective adult-use and medical cannabis purchases reached $91.7 million, more than the $87.4 million total for July, which was more than double the $42.7 million total for June, before the launch of adult-use retail sales, according to the Maryland Cannabis Administration (MCA).

On July 1, Maryland became the 25th state in the nation to legalize adult-use cannabis, after overwhelmingly approving it in last November's election.

During the first seven days after legal cannabis sales got underway on July 1, licensed shops raked in $20.9 million in weed products and they've been going strong ever since.

Now, with the numbers in for July and August, Maryland has passed its other East Coast neighbors by …

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