Think marijuana legalization doesn’t help state budgets? Think again.
Marijuana retailers collected more than $1.24 million in tax revenue from the sale of sweet sticky icky in the first month of Colorado’s pot legalization.
18 of Colorado’s 35 pot retailers reported that revenue in the first 27 days of legalization alone, according to an NBC News Survey.
The survey did not mention how much taxable revenue was generated from DVD sales of “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” during that same period.