Recreational pot sales tops $11 million within one week in Oregon

10.08 MJ SALESOre. —¬†Recreational marijuana sales in Oregon are surpassing the government’s expectations. Within one week of legalizing recreational sales, Oregon dispensary sales have already reached an estimated $11-million, that’s according to NBC Portland affiliate KGW.

The government had estimated a net revenue of only $9-million.

In comparison, Colorado sales were at $5-million when their state legalized marijuana. In Washington, after one month of legalization, the state sold $2 million.

The government is not currently taxing marijuana sales in Oregon, that doesn’t kick in until January.

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