Colorado surpasses $1BILLION in marijuana tax revenue since legalizing the drug in 2014
- Colorado said on Wednesday that total state revenue from pot reached $1.02B
- Total sales of legal weed withing the state passed $6.56B since 2014 legalization
- Governor credits pot legalization for boosting the state’s economy
- Colorado now has 2,917 licensed marijuana businesses across the state
Colorado’s total tax and fee revenue from the sale of legal marijuana has exceeded $1billion since the state legalized the drug in 2014.
Total marijuana sales within Colorado have passed $6.56billion since legalization, with the state collecting more than $1.02billion in taxes, licenses and fees, the state’s Department of Revenue said on Wednesday.
Currently, Colorado has 2,917 licensed weed…