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Here's how much money was spent on marijuana in Colorado last year

Colorado has surpassed $12 billion in marijuana sales since 2014.

DENVER — Colorado has set a new record for marijuana sales in a single year.

In 2021, Colorado had more than $2.22 billion in marijuana sales, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR). That breaks the previous record of over $2.19 billion in 2020.

CDOR also released December 2021 marijuana sales figures and January 2022 marijuana tax and fee revenue figures.

The state collected $30.7 million in marijuana tax and fee revenue in January 2022.

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Colorado has surpassed $2 billion in tax and fee revenue and $12 billion in marijuana sales to date since retail marijuana sales began in 2014.

Marijuana Tax and Fee Revenue

  • January 2022: $30,781,021
  • January 2022 Calendar Year Total: $30,781,021
  • December 2021: $30,609,563
  • To Date Total (since February 2014): $2,049,714,026

Marijuana Sales

  • December 2021: $168,041,594
  • January to November 2021 Calendar Year Total: $2,228,994,553
  • To Date Total (since January 2014): $12,207,788,626

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