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Nevada reaps $3.7M in tax revenue in first month of recreational marijuana sales

RENO, Nev. (AP/Cannabist) — State tax officials say the first month of legal sales of recreational marijuana in Nevada brought in more than $3.5 million in tax revenue.

Nevada Tax Department spokeswoman Stephanie Klapstein (KLAPP’-steen) told The Associated Press Thursday they are “good numbers” consistent with projections marijuana sales will generate $120 million in state taxes over the next two years.