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Daniel Wallis ~ Reuters
 
DENVER, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Consumers in Colorado bought more than 17 tons of recreational marijuana buds during the first year of the state's new retail market, but sales of medicinal pot still outstripped that at almost 50 tons, officials said on Friday.

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Bridgett Weaver ~ Greeley Tribune
 
Colorado made more than $52 million in tax revenue from the sale of recreational marijuana last year, creating for some small business owners a booming and legitimate business.

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