Marijuana Sales Bring in Revenue for Colorado

Published 03/10 2014 09:37PM

Updated 03/10 2014 09:39PM

Marijuana sales are bringing in big bucks for Colorado.

Pot sales generated $3.5 million dollars in taxes and fees for the state in January.
More than $2 million came from recreational marijuana, the rest from medical marijuana.

According to the state department of revenue, $14 million dollars worth of pot was sold in the first month of legal sales.

Colorado is the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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