Montana is Bud 4 Business: Which County is Buying the Most Weed?

Going into Montana's first year of legal recreational marijuana sales, most residents would have probably assumed Missoula, with its left-leaning p...

January 11, 2023
5:24 AM

Going into Montana's first year of legal recreational marijuana sales, most residents would have probably assumed Missoula, with its left-leaning political climate and general love of things liberal would easily buy the most pot in 2022.At year's end that's not only NOT the case, but not by a long shot. In fact, Missoula is a distant third on the list, according to the December sales records released this week by the Montana Department of Revenue. It's Billings, and not the Garden City, which sold all the marijuana last year, with almost a million dollars a month more going up in smoke, or disappearing in edibles, by December.

Dennis Bragg