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Colorado gets $2 million from marijuana taxes
    #720615 - 03/11/14 03:28 AM (8 years, 4 months ago)

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Colorado gets $2 million from marijuana taxes
By Katie Lobosco  @KatieLobosco March 10, 2014: 7:41 PM ET

Colorado raked in about $2 million from taxes on recreational marijuana in January, the first month it was legal to sell non-medicinal pot in the state.
State officials say the numbers came in as expected.

On Jan. 1, Colorado became the first state to permit the sale of recreational marijuana to anyone age 21 or older. Cannabis purchases are limited to one ounce. It's the first place in the world where marijuana will be regulated from seed to sale.
Related: How a marijuana ad went up in smoke
Colorado places a 15% excise tax, a 10% special sales tax and a 2.9% sales tax on recreational marijuana, in addition to application and license fees. It imposes just a 2.9% sales tax, as well as application on license fees, on medical marijuana, which was legalized by voters in Colorado in 2000.
When combined with taxes and fees from medicinal marijuana, the state brought in a total of $3.5 million in January from pot sales.
The state also taxes alcohol, which brought in about $5.1 million in taxes in December, the most recent data available from the Colorado Department of Revenue.
A big chunk of the funds collected from marijuana taxes will be funneled to programs aimed at keeping kids way from pot. The governor has requested funds for the prevention of youth marijuana, for treatment of substance use, regulatory oversight, and law enforcement and public safety.




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