First Month Of Pot Sales Garnered Washington $1 Million In Taxes

n Washington, there are now 55 fully licensed retail outlets with another five approved and waiting on final licensing payments, said Mikhail Carpenter, a spokesman for the Washington State Liquor Control Board. (The stores licensed and published by the LCB are in the gallery above.)

WASHINGTON:  Despite supply shortages and slower-than-expected retail expansion, Washington’s fledgling marijuana market generated more than $1 million in sales and excise taxes in its first month. That’s less than half what Colorado took in during its first month of legalized recreational sales, but Washington officials say collections are expected to continue growing as more licensed facilities Read the full article…