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Nevada's 1st year of pot sales beats forecast by 40 percent

Scott Sonner, Associated Press
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    irishmist23
    The revenue projections don't even take into account the savings in court, prison and police costs, which probably add up to tens of millions more.
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    Mark
    The sky is blue ... news at 11.
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    David
    This is exactly why it will be legalized nationwide in pretty short order. Politicians have some perceived moral high ground on the issue. Right up to the point they see the $$$$$ then their morality evaporates quickly.
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    CharlesB
    Ten years ago, marijuana possession was a felony in Nevada.
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    Matt
    Why is it still a surprise to people that people smoke weed? Every state that has legalized weed has underestimated the demand.
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    BowlBound
    In related news, Nevadans and Nevada are the least productive in the nation.
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    D.
    Congratulations!!!!
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    Dosadi
    Good! The schools need that money.
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    Dude
    Legalize it. Advertise it. Make my hemp stocks go up in value!
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    james
    particularly telling for me is the lack of any claims that jurisdictions where mj has been legalized are reporting increses in traffic accidents/fatalities attributed to mj. could use some analysis here.