Top Five Best-Selling Brands in the Ohio Medical Market

November 21, 2023

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Ohio became the 24th state to legalize cannabis after 56% of voters said yes to adult-use on November 7, 2023. While rules for adult-use are pending until December 7, Ohio’s robust medical market and diverse brand landscape deserve more attention. Here are the top five brands by market share courtesy of BDSA Retail Sales Tracking.

Klutch Cannabis

Brand logo for Ohio based Klutch Cannabis

Since their founding in 2020, Akron-based Klutch Cannabis has been a major player in the Ohio medical cannabis market, providing patients with cannabis across all major product categories. Klutch Cannabis totaled $10.5MM in sales for Q3 2023.

Buckeye Relief

Brand logo for Ohio based Buckeye Relief

Founded in Ohio in 2017, Buckeye Relief stands out in the state’s medical cannabis landscape, offering a diverse range of high-quality products within the medical cannabis program. The brand provides diverse a selection of products, including various strains of flower, extracts, and edible formulations. Buckeye Relief brought in $10MM in medical sales in Q3 2023.

Butterfly Effect

Brand logo for Ohio based Butterfly Effect

The flagship brand of GrowOH, Butterfly Effect was the first brand to have products available for purchase under Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program. The brand brought in $8.2MM in sales for Q3 2023.

Certified Cultivators

A family-owned and operated brand based out of Dayton Ohio, Certified Cultivators has had a strong presence in the Ohio market since their founding in 2020. The brand offers a broad variety of flower, vape, extract and edible products. The brand totaled $8.1MM in medical sales in Q3 2023, a 17% increase from their sales total in Q1 2023.

Riviera Creek

With a product portfolio including flower, vape products, and a variety of solventless extracts, Youngstown-based Riviera Creek was the number five best-selling Ohio brand in Q3 2023. Riviera Creek brought in a sales total of $6.3MM in Q3 2023, a 14% increase from the brands sales total in Q1 2023.

Medical sales in Ohio are forecast to total $520MM in 2023, an 8% increase from the 2022 legal sales total. With the passage of Adult-Use, Ohio emerges as one of the nation’s fastest-growing markets. BDSA forecasts a $300 million sales increase in 2025 from the addition of Adult-Use, projecting the total legal market to hit $820 million in 2025 and $1.65 billion in 2027.

Hungry for more insights on the exciting Ohio cannabis industry? Check out our recent blog covering the top trends in Ohio’s medical program. If you’d like to learn more about BDSA, reach out to request a demo here.

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