Current Data

Cannabis Benchmarks U.S. Spot Price History & Forward Curve December 30, 2022

The U.S. Cannabis Spot Index increased 1.2% to $967 per pound.

The simple average (non-volume weighted) price increased $15 to $1,273 per pound, with 68% of transactions (one standard deviation) in the $506 to $2,039 per pound range. The average reported deal size decreased to 2.6 pounds. In grams, the Spot price was $2.13 and the simple average price was $2.81.


The relative frequencies of transactions for indoor and greenhouse flower were both virtually unchanged this week. Outdoor flower transaction frequency fell about 1%.  


The relative volume of indoor product was unchanged, while that of greenhouse product rose 1%. Outdoor product’s relative volume decreased by about 2%.   

Cannabis Benchmarks U.S. Transaction Statistics December 30, 2022

Cannabis Benchmarks U.S. Spot Weighted Average Prices December 30, 2022

Cannabis Benchmarks U.S. Spot Price for Medical & Recreational Flower December 30, 2022

January 2023 Implied Forward assessment unchanged to close at $960 per pound.

The average reported forward deal size was 77 pounds. The proportions of forward deals for outdoor, greenhouse, and indoor-grown flower were 46%, 41%, and 14% of forward arrangements, respectively.


The average forward deal sizes for monthly delivery for outdoor, greenhouse, and indoor-grown flower were 90 pounds, 69 pounds, and 58 pounds, respectively.

At $960 per pound, the January 2023 Implied Forward represents a discount of 0.7% relative to the current U.S. Spot Price of $967 per pound. The premium or discount for each Forward price, relative to the U.S. Spot Index, is illustrated in the table below.

Cannabis Benchmarks U.S Forward Price Curve December 30, 2022