Special Report

Potential Marijuana Tax Revenue in Every State

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1. Alabama
> Potential pot tax revenue: $134 million
> Total state tax revenue: $9.29 billion (24th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 5.6% of adults (5th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Low

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2. Alaska
> Potential pot tax revenue: $20 million
> Total state tax revenue: $3.39 billion (8th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 12.2% of adults (7th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: N/A

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3. Arizona
> Potential pot tax revenue: $188 million
> Total state tax revenue: $13.08 billion (20th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 8.9% of adults (14th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High

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4. Arkansas
> Potential pot tax revenue: $82 million
> Total state tax revenue: $8.94 billion (22nd lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 6.8% of adults (20th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Low

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5. California
> Potential pot tax revenue: $1.08 billion
> Total state tax revenue: $138.07 billion (the highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 9.3% of adults (13th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High

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