Jul 04, 2015

After year of Washington legal pot sales, taxes top $70M

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues have soared past expectations and sales top $1.4 million per day. And who knows — the industry might even start making some money. Washington pot farmers, processors and...

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