Colorado’s total tax and fee revenue from the sale of legal marijuana has exceeded $1 billion since the state legalized the drug in 2014.

Total marijuana sales within Colorado have passed $6.56 billion since legalization, with the state collecting more than $1.02 billion in taxes, licenses and fees, the state’s Department of Revenue said. Currently, Colorado has 2,917 licensed weed businesses, and 41,076 individuals are licensed to work in the industry.

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