Highest percent saved when buying illegal over dispensary cannabis by U.S. city 2016

This statistic presents the U.S. cities with the most expensive legal marijuana dispensary prices compared to street prices, as of January 2016, in percent savings when buying illegal marijuana instead of legal. The city of Medford in Oregon had the most expensive dispensary marijuana compared to the street price at this time. If one bought an ounce of marijuana illegally in the street in Medford, one would save 73 percent than if an ounce was bought in a legal dispensary.

Largest percentages saved by buying illegal street marijuana instead of legal dispensary marijuana as of January 2016, by U.S. city

Percent saved when buying illegal marijuana
Medford, Oregon73%
Grand Rapids, Michigan68%
Sacramento, California65%
Fresno, California61%
Chula Vista, California60%
San Berdino, California60%
Bakersfield, California58%
Corona, California52%
Oakland, California49%
Moreno Valley, California48%
San Jose, California45%
Bellevue, Washington44%
Lancaster, California44%
Murrieta, California43%
Anaheim, California40%
El Cajon, California40%
Berkeley, California40%
Hayward, California40%
Yakima, Washington39%
Oxnard, California39%
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Source

Release date

January 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 2016

Supplementary notes

Based on an average price of an ounce for midlevel marijuana.
One ounce is equal to approximately 28 grams.

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