Nova Scotians purchased $33.2 million worth of recreational cannabis last year, according to the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. year-end report.
The report, released Tuesday, showed 866,800 cannabis transactions with an average dollar value of $38.29 between April 1 2018 and March 31.
The average dollar value of each beverage alcohol transaction during that same time frame grew by 0.9 per cent to $30.67.
Overall, total NSLC sales were up 5.8 per cent ($36.4 million) to $662.1 million, including $628.9 million in beverage alcohol sales.
Net income for the NSLC was down 1.2 million to $237 million, compared to the previous fiscal year.