Illegal marijuana production has plummeted in Washington State since 2010 – Marijuana News

Illegal marijuana production has fallen drastically in recent years in Washington State, although law enforcement says public lands here remain a hotbed for cartel activity.

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Washington Expects Pot Sales Tax Revenue Surge to $1 Billion

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Washington State expects marijuana sales taxes to bring in more than $1 billion over the next four years, according to a budget forecast published by the Office of Financial Management.
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Grandma Built A Pot Shop -- Now She Wants To Sell It

Seattle Pot Stores Owners Hang On As Weed Prices Fall

Ian Eisenberg displays some of the most popular product they sell at his store, Uncle Ike's. Image: Meghan Walker via KUOW.org.
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It's been a year since the first retail pot shops opened in Washington, and the cost of weed has dropped significantly. But that’s not stopping eager pot entrepreneurs hoping to get in on the budding industry.
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After a year, legal marijuana earns $70 million in new taxes for Washington

Cannabis City clerk Will Bibbs, left, helps a customer looking over a display case of marijuana products at the shop in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
 
A year after legalization, cannabis tax revenues in the state have topped expectations and sales top $1.4 million per day.
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All 50 States Ranked By The Cost Of Weed (Hint - Oregon Wins)

Map of marijuana prices in the various US states 5-13-2015
 
They warned us this would happen.
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How Much Does Colorado vs. Washington Recreational Marijuana Cost These Days?

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Good news for the cannabis enthusiast: no matter the state, retail marijuana prices are expected to drop in Washington and Colorado throughout the rest of the year
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