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Main Street leads state in marijuana sales for third consecutive month

A shot inside Main Street Marijuana from last July.
A shot inside Main Street Marijuana from last July. The store has seen a lot of changes since it opened, including steep price drops and a huge increase in stock and strain variety.

As May came to a close, Vancouver’s own Main Street Marijuana once again found itself as Washington’s top-selling pot shop.

May was the third consecutive month that Main Street edged out all other stores around the state in recreational pot sales, according to figures from the Washington State Liquor Control Board. It was also a record breaking month, both for sales statewide and at Main Street.

Owner Ramsey Hamide showcases his stock room in December.
Owner Ramsey Hamide showcases his stock room in December.

New Vansterdam, also in Vancouver, found itself among the leaders in sales, as well, ranking third in the state for May. Since Washington’s first pot shops opened in July 2014, New Vansterdam has been the top grossing store in the state, racking up more than $9.15 million in sales.

The two Vancouver stores consistently rank among the top three in monthly sales statewide, and they’ve become the two highest grossing stores in Washington. For more on this, check out Main Street’s press release below.

– Justin Runquist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Main Street Marijuana tops Washington state pot sales for the third month in a row

Vancouver, Washington – June 2, 2015 – Main Street Marijuana is Washington state’s top recreational marijuana store for the third month in a row, according to information released today from the state Liquor Control Board.

The store, which opened on July 9, 2014 at 2314 Main Street in Vancouver’s Uptown Village, is the oldest recreational marijuana shop in the greater Portland metropolitan area.

We’d just like to thank our customers for their loyalty and support,” said Ramsey Hamide, owner of Main Street Marijuana. “Leading statewide sales for three months in a row is a huge honor, and we hope to continue to serve our customers with the great variety and prices they’ve come to expect from us.”

In May, the store posted its best monthly numbers to date, with $1,752,907 in sales and $438,227 in excise tax. In March and April, the store also topped statewide sellers with $1,513,430 in monthly sales in April and $1,525,035 in March.

Main Street Marijuana also recently launched its popular 10 for $10 menu, featuring a variety of strains, edibles and other products for $10 each.

Statewide, marijuana sales under Washington’s legal Initiative 502 market have continued to increase each month. In May, sales at all stores in Washington hit $41.5 million.

About Main Street Marijuana: Main Street Marijuana is one of the two largest recreational marijuana stores in Washington state. Launched in the first week that sales began under the state’s Initiative 502 system, The company has adapted and grown in a constantly changing regulatory environment. Since the store launched on July 9, 2014, managers have traveled extensively throughout the state, building relationships with a wide variety of growers and processors, in order to create a diverse array of innovative products for its customers at reasonable prices.