Special Report

How Much Every State Can Make From Legalized Marijuana

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40. Wyoming
> Potential annual excise tax revenue per adult (21+): $26.26
> Potential annual total excise tax revenue: $11 million — (the lowest)
> Legal status: Fully Illegal
> Pct of adults using in last 30 days: 9.5% — (12th lowest)
> Population 21 and older: 418,893

39. Louisiana
> Potential annual excise tax revenue per adult (21+): $26.39
> Potential annual total excise tax revenue: $89 million — (22nd lowest)
> Legal status: Medical Only
> Pct of adults using in last 30 days: 9.5% — (13th lowest)
> Population 21 and older: 3,371,916

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38. New Jersey
> Potential annual excise tax revenue per adult (21+): $27.34
> Potential annual total excise tax revenue: $181 million — (16th highest)
> Legal status: Legalized
> Pct of adults using in last 30 days: 9.4% — (10th lowest)
> Population 21 and older: 6,620,377

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37. Idaho
> Potential annual excise tax revenue per adult (21+): $27.63
> Potential annual total excise tax revenue: $35 million –(8th lowest)
> Legal status: Fully Illegal
> Pct of adults using in last 30 days: 10.1% — (19th lowest)
> Population 21 and older: 1,266,533

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36. South Carolina
> Potential annual excise tax revenue per adult (21+): $27.79
> Potential annual total excise tax revenue: $106 million — (25th lowest)
> Legal status: Fully Illegal
> Pct of adults using in last 30 days: 10.3% — (21st lowest)
> Population 21 and older: 3,813,659