DENVER (CBS4) – Voters approved Initiative 300 in November, but shortly after it passed the state passed new regulations making it illegal for marijuana and alcohol to be consumed in the same place, but Colorado made some big money from marijuana.
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Colorado dispensaries sold more than $1 billion worth of pot in 2016, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue. It includes both medical and recreational sales.MORE NEWS: Company Says GPS Showed Where Stolen Truck Was Yet Victims Say Aurora Police Showed Little Interest
It’s the first time sales have reached the $1 billion mark.