This Is What Happens When You Legalize Marijuana (Infographic)

This Is What Happens When You Legalize Marijuana (Infographic)
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Look. I’m high, you’re high and I’m not really trying waste anybody’s time here and go off with a big speech, but this infographic is actually great.

Not only does it prove that marijuana is a viable solution in helping to jumpstart the economy, but it also exceeded any expectations officials had since making the move to legalize the crop on January 1, 2014.

In fact, on January 1 alone, they brought in a total of $1 million in sales and closed the week with a strong $5 million. I guess when an ounce costs $400, you’re going to yield these results.

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H/T: Hail Mary Jane

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