Special Report

Potential Marijuana Tax Revenue in Every State

Pierre, South Dakota
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41. South Dakota
> Potential pot tax revenue: $24 million
> Total state tax revenue: $1.61 billion (the lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 4.8% of adults (the lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Low

Knoxville, Tennessee
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42. Tennessee
> Potential pot tax revenue: $182 million
> Total state tax revenue: $11.81 billion (21st highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 5.5% of adults (3rd lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Low

Texas bluebonnet field and fence in spring
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43. Texas
> Potential pot tax revenue: $755 million
> Total state tax revenue: $55.26 billion (3rd highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 5.9% of adults (9th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

Provo Orem, Utah Valley wildflowers
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44. Utah
> Potential pot tax revenue: $82 million
> Total state tax revenue: $6.31 billion (16th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 5.6% of adults (4th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Low

Stowe, Vermont
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45. Vermont
> Potential pot tax revenue: $17 million
> Total state tax revenue: $2.96 billion (5th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 13.4% of adults (2nd highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High