Special Report

Potential Marijuana Tax Revenue in Every State

Kansas Sunset in the Flint Hills
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16. Kansas
> Potential pot tax revenue: $80 million
> Total state tax revenue: $7.33 billion (18th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 6.4% of adults (17th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Low

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17. Kentucky
> Potential pot tax revenue: $122 million
> Total state tax revenue: $11.10 billion (24th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 6.9% of adults (21st lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

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18. Louisiana
> Potential pot tax revenue: $128 million
> Total state tax revenue: $9.70 billion (25th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 6.2% of adults (10th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

Mount Katahdin, Baxter State Park, Maine
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19. Maine
> Potential pot tax revenue: $37 million
> Total state tax revenue: $3.85 billion (10th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 12.9% of adults (5th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High

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20. Maryland
> Potential pot tax revenue: $165 million
> Total state tax revenue: $18.93 billion (15th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 8.6% of adults (15th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High