Colorado Earns $2 Million In Tax Revenue From Legal Pot

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•10 Mar 12, 2014

The Colorado Department of Revenue announced that during the state’s first month of legal recreational marijuana sales, it collected $2 million in taxes from about $14 million in total sales. What do you think?

  • “Who knew selling drugs could be so lucrative?”

    Cameron Griffin –
    Housing Supervisor

  • “If they made that much off of marijuana, imagine how much they could make by taxing other stuff.”

    Kelly Copelin –
    Booking Agent

  • “It’s always nice to hear about states. How’s Kansas doing?”

    Robert Welch –
    Picture Framer

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