The Colorado Department of Revenue reports there are nearly 3,000 licenses marijuana shops and businesses in the state — employing more than 41,000 licensed people.
The revenue helps fund several efforts including licensing and regulation of legal marijuana businesses.
“This industry is helping grow our economy by creating jobs and generating valuable revenue that is going towards preventing youth consumption, protecting public health and safety and investing in public school construction,” Gov. Jared Polis said in a news release.
There are three sales taxes…