Special Report

Potential Marijuana Tax Revenue in Every State

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6. Colorado
> Potential pot tax revenue: $150 million
> Total state tax revenue: $11.76 billion (22nd highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 15.2% of adults (the highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: N/A

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7. Connecticut
> Potential pot tax revenue: $99 million
> Total state tax revenue: $15.94 billion (19th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 8.6% of adults (17th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High

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8. Delaware
> Potential pot tax revenue: $26 million
> Total state tax revenue: $3.18 billion (7th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 8.2% of adults (18th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High

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9. Florida
> Potential pot tax revenue: $557 million
> Total state tax revenue: $35.38 billion (5th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 7.6% of adults (25th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

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10. Georgia
> Potential pot tax revenue: $281 million
> Total state tax revenue: $18.63 billion (16th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 8.0% of adults (20th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Low