Medical Marijuana Accounts for $7 Million in Sales Tax for Colorado

Medical marijuana products have been legal in Colorado since 2000.

Over the past 12 years the green rush for both products and money from sales has continued to grow, but dispensary owners say that growth hasn’t gone unchecked without regulation.

At Summit Wellness Dispensary, Crystal Lasiter dishes out marijuana; not as a recreational drug, but as a dose of medicine.

The medical marijuana system has been in place for over a decade in Denver and the state of Colorado.

You have to have a medical problem or concern and a red card certificate to prove you’re a patient.

Roughly 500 marijuana dispensaries exist in Colorado, accounting for thousands of sales and $7 million in sales tax going straight into state coffers over the past two years.

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