Special Report

Potential Marijuana Tax Revenue in Every State

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31. New Mexico
> Potential pot tax revenue: $57 million
> Total state tax revenue: $5.76 billion (13th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 9.7% of adults (12th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

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32. New York
> Potential pot tax revenue: $544 million
> Total state tax revenue: $76.98 billion (2nd highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 8.6% of adults (16th highest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: High

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33. North Carolina
> Potential pot tax revenue: $276 million
> Total state tax revenue: $23.40 billion (11th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 6.7% of adults (19th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

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34. North Dakota
> Potential pot tax revenue: $21 million
> Total state tax revenue: $6.12 billion (15th lowest)
> Marijuana use rate: 5.8% of adults (6th lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium

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35. Ohio
> Potential pot tax revenue: $319 million
> Total state tax revenue: $27.02 billion (8th highest)
> Marijuana use rate: 7.0% of adults (23rd lowest)
> Likelihood of legalizing: Medium