1. Gov. John Hickenlooper expects a healthy $1 billion in marijuana sales over the next fiscal year. That’s nearly $134 million in tax revenue.
2. Marijuana-related arrests, which make up 50% of all drug-related crimes, have plummeted in Colorado, freeing up law enforcement to focus on other criminal activity.
Six Months After Legalizing Marijuana, Two Big Things Have Happened in Colorado
Here’s how legalization is playing out in the Centennial State.