Nevada: $530 Million in Marijuana Sold in FY 2018, State Has Over 8,000 Full-Time Marijuana Jobs

According to a new report by theĀ Nevada Dispensary Association, there was over $500 million in marijuana and marijuana products sold legally in the state in fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018).

Of the $529.9 million in marijuana sold, $424.9 million was recreational marijuana, with the remaining $105 million coming from the sale of medical marijuana. These sales brought in nearly $70 million in tax revenue for the state.

The report also found that the legal marijuana industry has brought at least 8,300 new full-time jobs to the state. From this, there was $443.3 million in labor income (direct, indirect and induced).

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