That should make state treasuries all over the US sit up and take notice , never mind overseas governments and states.

According to the figures released this week, the state of Colorado collected $69,898,059 in tax revenue from the marijuana industry this past year.

A study recently published by researchers at the University of Michigan has shown that cannabis use among teens and college students is increasing while alcohol and tobacco use is declining. In fact, for the first time ever, the rate of daily cannabis use has now surpassed the rate of daily cigarette use.

CO Dept Of Revenue Marijuana Tax Data Page

CO Dept Of Revenue Annual Report Page