MICHIGAN (CBS DETROIT) – Recreational marijuana sales totaled $3.1 million in the first two weeks of business at five state-licensed pot shops in the state.
Sales during the first week to anyone 21 or older were $1.6 million.READ MORE: MRLA Offering Free Food Safety Classes for Kids
There are five retail stores operating now, another 13 have been licensed by the state, according to the Detroit Free Press.
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According to the Detroit Free Press, the $3,102,714 in total sales since the first day translates into $310,271 from the state’s 10 percent excise tax and $209,779 in revenues from the state’s six percent sales tax.
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