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12/12/2016 Colorado reaches $1 billion mark in sales of marihuana

It only took Colorado 10 months to pass $1bn in legal sales of medical and recreational marijuana. The previous year, the revenues were just $996 million. In 2012, Colorado voted to legalize the drug becoming the first state in the USA to do so.


  • Essentials 

  • Colorado Amendment 64 

  • Ballot summary 

  • Support and opposition 

  • Implementation 

  • "Local Option" legal challenge