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Colorado Marijuana Sales in 2017 Hit Record Highs

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Marijuana retailers sold $1.51 billion in 2017, according to records from the Colorado Department of Revenue.

The total includes both medical and recreational marijuana, according to KDVR News. Sales from adult recreational use totaled $1.09 billion while medical marijuana sales totaled $416.52 million.

The tax revenue collected on these sales was around $247 million.

Sales in 2016 totaled $1.3 billion.