Chart of the Week: Recreational Marijuana Pushing Down MMJ Patient Counts

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By Eli McVey

The legalization of recreational marijuana can put a big dent in a state’s pre-existing medical cannabis market, according to a look at changes in the number of registered patients in Colorado and Oregon.

Patient numbers have fallen 8% in Colorado and 14% in Oregon since the first day of adult-use sales in each market, and it’s unclear where the bottom lies.

Both states could conceivably see further decreases as patients who use marijuana only occasionally continue to switch to the rec market.

The figures offer medical cannabis businesses an idea of what happens to the

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