New average market rates for products grown for retail purposes help state calculate excise tax collections.

Starting Jan. 1, Colorado will reap more tax revenue from wholesale deals involving marijuana intended to be sold to consumers after the average prices of those wholesale products rose in the latter part of 2018.

The Colorado Department of Revenue on Thursday released updated average market rates for marijuana being sold or transferred from retail cultivation centers to recreational pot shops or facilities that make retail products like hash oil and edibles. 

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Joe Rubino ~ DenverPost.com ~

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