Grow, Gift, Repair

2 million in five days part 2

To ensure no one walks away empty-handed, Arbelaez said, NETA is limiting each person’s purchase to an eighth (3.5 grams) of flower, plus whatever edibles, oils and other products they’re allowed to buy under state limits.
The biggest surprise in terms of sales is how many people are buying vape cartridges. “Almost every customer is buying one,” Arbelaez noted.

Arbelaez sees some differences between the Massachusetts market and his home state of Colorado, where he operates RiverRock Cannabis, a recreational and medical cannabis chain.

For one, New England’s density is a noticeable factor, and budtenders are seeing drivers’ licenses from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, Arbelaez reported.

He added that employees are instructed to tell out-of-staters they can’t take product over state lines.