Potential Tax Revenue from Marijuana

in Substance Abuse

$8.7 Billion in tax revenue could be generated nationally each year from the legalization of marijuana across the United States.

In addition, the same amount would be saved from the reduction in enforcement costs.

(Latest marijuana facts and statistics.)

Source: Nicholas D. Kristof, “End the War on Pot.” New York Times, (Opinion), October 27, 2010.

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