Colorado’s Yearly Marijuana Sales Earnings Tops $2 Billion For Very First Time– CBS Denver

DENVER (AP)Marijuana sales in Colorado in November pressed the market’s yearly income over $2 billion for the very first time considering that leisure marijuana struck the marketplace in 2014.

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In 2015, sales reached about $1.75 billion.

Information launched by the state Department of Earnings on Tuesday reveal leisure and medical sales for marijuana represented about $175 million in income in November.

While the month’s income was down about 12% compared to October, the numbers sufficed to assist the state exceed the $2 billion yearly income limit for the year.

The state gathered about $32 million in taxes and charges from marijuana sales in November.

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