The green rush has arrived and on January 1, 2014, Denver claimed the title as the first US city to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. The numbers have since exceeded everyone’s expectations. Pot sales surpassed the $1 million mark on the first day alone; within the first week, that number skyrocketed to $5 million.
How retail marijuana will effect weed culture moving forward is still up for debate. However, here’s a peek at the hard numbers — from black market vs. legal retail prices to tax collections — to give you some insight for what’s lies ahead.
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Unbelievable Cash Legal Marijuana Rakes In [INFOGRAPHIC]