How Much Does Marijuana Cost?

02212014_Marijuana_Money_originalYou may think that the price of marijuana is the same wherever you may be. It is actually not the case. The price of marijuana will vary from place to place. It may also change with the quality or the kind of marijuana that you want to get, medical or recreational. The strain may also be a factor in the price of marijuana. Many people are prejudice at times when it comes to strains. Connecting the yield can be produced in each strain to the price. But how much does marijuana cost? That question will be answered right here in this article.

How much does marijuana cost when it is legalized

Analysis show that legalized use of marijuana is less expensive than those that are not legalized. In places where marijuana use is legalized, the price of weed is least expensive. Some states in America who have legalized marijuana have lower prices compared to those states that have not yet legalized marijuana. According to a website, the price of an ounce of marijuana in states where marijuana is legalized is around $300. The nationwide average of the price weed in America is $324. Based on these numbers, you can do the math.

What does statistic say…

In Denver, a random survey was conducted to look at the varying marijuana costs in April 8, 2015. The stores involved in the survey include the recreational stores in the greater Denver area and 10 retail marijuana stores along 1-70 in the mountains. Here are some of the results that were gathered during the survey.

Denver Metro Area Recreational Marijuana Prices

1/8 oz    1/4 oz    1/2 oz    1 oz

Store #1               $21         $42         $84         $160

Store #2               $37.5     $70         $125       $225

Store #3               $20         $40         $80         $155

Store #4               $35         $70         $135       $270

Store #5               $45         $90         $150       $300

Store #6               $35         $70         $140       $200

Store #7               $42         $84

Store #8               $37.5     $65         $125       $210

Store #9               $55         $95         $160       $280

Store #10             $39         $75                         $169

Store #11             $32         $61         $114       $216

Store #12             $59         $118       $220       $325

Store #13             $45         $85

Store #14             $40         $80         $150       $300

Store #15             $36         $71         $111       $160

Store #16             $33         $66         $132       $239

Store #17             $40         $75         $145       $280

Store #18             $42         $75         $150       $125

Store #19             $40         $60         $120       $200

Store #20             $55         $105       $210       $

Store #21             $37.5     $75         $147       $250

Store #22             $35         $70         $130       $240

Store #23             $48         $85         $157       $300

Store #24             $55         $70

Store #25             $30         $60         $100       $185

Average Price    $40         $74         $137       $228

% Change from

Fall 2014              -16%      -22%      -24%      -30%

The negative percentage change would indicate that the prices have decreased.

Tips on saving on recreational marijuana

If you don’t want to worry on how much does marijuana cost, here are some tips of how you can save up on recreational and medical marijuana.

  • Look up for coupons and freebies
  • Buy in bulk
  • Think whether you really need the top-shelf strains. If you don’t, just take the affordable strains.