Nearly 25% Of Cannabis Consumers Tried It For The First Time Within The Last Year: Study

The coronavirus pandemic and continuing state-by-state cannabis legalization in the U.S. have created new customers.

One in four Americans used cannabis during the pandemic last year, according to a by the data company YouGov and Sunnyside, a brand owned by Cresco Labs (OTCQX: CRLBF). 

"We were curious to learn how current conditions have impacted consumer attitudes and cannabis consumption behaviors ahead of what we expect to be an unprecedented 420 celebration," Cris Rivera, senior vice president of retail marketing and customer experience at Cresco Labs, said in a statement.  

“Whether it’s the stressors of a global pandemic or increased accessibility due to expanded state , cannabis has become the leading CPG category for exploration as people flock to dispensaries to discover the range of novel formats and modern products available to them.”

The firms looked at the cannabis-related attitudes of almost 5,000 Americans. The following are …

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More Nearly 25% Of Cannabis Consumers Tried It For The First Time Within The Last Year: Study