Cresco Labs’ Sunnyside Dispensary Releases New Survey Finding 25% Of Americans Now Consume Cannabis; Consumption Up 56% Since 2018 – Yahoo Finance

New findings suggest the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with expanded state legalization, has attracted new consumers to the category and accelerated cannabis acceptance and adoption.

YouGov study indicates the number of current cannabis consumers has increased 56% within just two years compared to the 16% of Americans who reported current consumption in 2018.

23% of current consumers say they tried cannabis for the first time within the past year.

More than half of cannabis consumers say they will purchase or try a new product or format this 420, indicating that the holiday is becoming increasingly focused on exploration and trial.

Cresco Labs (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) (“Cresco Labs” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated multistate operator and the number one U.S. wholesaler of branded cannabis products, released the results of a survey today showing one in four Americans currently consume cannabis, reporting they’ve tried some form of cannabis within the past twelve months. That’s a significant increase since 2018* when just 16% of U.S. adults reported current consumption, representing a 56% increase in just two years. What’s more, 23% of current cannabis consumers say they tried cannabis for the first time over the past year, suggesting the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with expanded state legalization, has rapidly

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