Medical Marijuana Sales Climbing Higher In Maine

Medical marijuana sales at the state's dispensaries grew more than 30 percent in 2014 to over $16 million.

MAINE:  Medical marijuana sales at the state’s dispensaries grew more than 30 percent in 2014 to over $16 million, according to Maine Revenue Services — and that figure doesn’t include the thousands of people legally buying direct from growers. Last year, the state recorded $16.2 million in sales and collected $892,885 in sales tax from Read the full article…

Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Finally Beat Medical

hough that amounts to a less than $1 million gap between retail and medical sales, this is a small victory for champions of legalization who have argued that the experiment will be profitable for the state, as revenues have lagged behind some expectations.

COLORADO:  Sales of legal retail marijuana have topped sales of medical marijuana in Colorado for the first time since the state’s recreational pot shops opened their doors on Jan. 1, according to tax figures released by the Colorado Department of Revenue. During the month of July, the state received $838,711 from a 2.9% tax on Read the full article…