Legal marijuana sales continue to surge in Washington State.
In fiscal year (FY) 2017, which began on July 1st, there has been $1,142,722,905 in legal marijuana sold. This has already surpassed the total for FY 2016 ($972,729,675), even though there is over three months left in FY 2017.
The over $1.1 billion in legal marijuana sold has resulted in $213,990,878 in taxes for the state. On a daily basis there is nearly $4.8 million worth of marijuana and marijuana products sold each day, resulting in roughly $1 million in daily tax revenue. This is according to data released by the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board.