The Nevada Department of Taxation reported on Wednesday that in August, the state collected $8.1 million in taxes alone from cannabis sales. That’s $3.2 million more than the same time last year.

August 2018 was the largest month of combined marijuana tax revenue to date in Nevada, the agency said.

Marijuana tax collection alone for 2019 is expected to be nearly $70 million.

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Ben Winslow ~ Fox13now.com

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