America lit more than just fireworks this Independence Day -- the July Fourth week saw record legal cannabis sales in the fast-growing industry.

Legal cannabis sales totaled $400 million for the July Fourth week, up 60% over the weekly national average.

That estimate comes from Akerna, formerly MJFreeway, a technology company that runs dispensary cash registers nationwide.

Akerna estimates Americans spent more on cannabis than chicken for their barbecues this Fourth of July.

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David Downs ~ Leafly.com

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