Special Report

Potential Marijuana Tax Revenue in Every State

Beartooth Mountains at dawn, Red Lodge, Montana, USA.
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26. Montana
> Potential pot tax revenue: $28 million
> Total state tax revenue: $2.66 billion (4th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 10.2% of adults (11th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High

Lincoln, Nebraska
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27. Nebraska
> Potential pot tax revenue: $52 million
> Total state tax revenue: $4.88 billion (11th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 5.8% of adults (7th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

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28. Nevada
> Potential pot tax revenue: $79 million
> Total state tax revenue: $7.14 billion (17th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 7.7% of adults (22nd highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High

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29. New Hampshire
> Potential pot tax revenue: $37 million
> Total state tax revenue: $2.28 billion (3rd lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 11.7% of adults (9th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

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30. New Jersey
> Potential pot tax revenue: $246 million
> Total state tax revenue: $29.68 billion (7th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 6.3% of adults (11th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium