How Much Money Does Legal Weed Make?
Before Colorado and Washington legalized weed, many promises were made by legalization supporters. Those promises included the fact that the tax revenue generated by marijuana sales would be used for things like schools and hospitals – two areas of major concern across all states. In addition to that, Mason Tvert, one of the directors of the Yes on 64 Campaign at the time, estimated that Colorado would make “tens of millions of dollars” in tax revenue that could be directed towards those hospitals and schools. Continue reading →