Report: Cannabis Ranks The 6th Most Valuable Crop In The U.S.

By Dario Sabaghi, Forbes on November 7, 2022

Harvest time has come, but U.S. cannabis farmers may not burst into cheers for the results achieved.

Although cannabis has become the sixth most valuable crop in the United States, the illegal status of the plant at the federal level doesn’t protect the industry’s farmers and affects the value of wholesale production.

The second annual harvest report published by cannabis information resource and marketplace Leafly has found that adult-use cannabis farmers grew some 2,834 metric tons of adult-use cannabis in 15 legal cannabis states in 2022.

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