Tag: recreational cannabis sales

Colorado: $50.1 Million in Legal Recreational Cannabis Sold in June, a New Record

There was $50.1 million in legal recreational cannabis sold in June in Colorado, an over $7.5 million increase from May, and a record for the state, according to the state’s Department of Revenue. In addition to $50.1 million in recreational cannabis sales, there was $35.2 million in medical cannabis sold, a high for the year. …

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Pierce County, WA Council Committee Votes to Repeal Ban on Recreational Cannabis Outlets

The Pierce County Council’s Community Development Committee has passed a proposal, sponsored by three of the council’s seven members, which would repeal the county’s ban on recreational cannabis sales. The proposal, which is expected to be voted on by the full council in August, would repeal a law passed by councilors in 2013 which explicitly …

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Over $1.2 Million in Recreational Cannabis Sold Each Day in Washington State

There’s over $1 million in recreational cannabis sold each day in Washington State among the 142 outlets that are reporting sales figures, according to the Liquor Control Board (LCB). According to the LCB (which will be renamed the Liquor and Cannabis Board on July 24th), there are 161 licensed recreational cannabis outlets throughout Washington State, …

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Washington State Senate Votes to Eliminate Excise Taxes on Recreational Cannabis Sales

With a 26 to 22 vote, Washington’s full Senate has given approval to Senate Bill 6062, a proposal to eliminate several excise taxes on recreational cannabis sales. Under Washington’s current recreational cannabis tax structure, cannabis is taxed 25% at three different levels, when producers sell to processors, when processors sell to retailers, and when retailers …

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Colorado Earned $3.5 Million from Recreational Cannabis Taxes and Fees in January

New data released by the State of Colorado shows that over $3.5 million in tax revenue and licensing fees were garnered from recreational cannabis sales in January alone, the first month such sales were legal. This is the first official data released regarding legal cannabis sales in Colorado. “The first month of sales for recreational …

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America’s First Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales Since Prohibition Begin Today In Colorado

The first legal recreational cannabis sales in the United States since before the start of prohibition will occur today, with dozens of retail outlets in Colorado planning to begin sales to anyone 21 and older. As of today, January 1st, the portion of Amendment 64 which allows for recreational retail outlets to distribute cannabis takes effect, …

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In Less Than 2 Weeks Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales Will Begin in Colorado

Beginning January 1st in Colorado, recreational cannabis sales will become legal for those licensed with the state, with anyone 21 and older able to purchase it. Although many of those who plan to sale recreational cannabis won’t be ready come the new year, dozens of locations will be, and Colorado will take the historic step …

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