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Colorado pot sales have record summer

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Posted at 9:26 PM, Oct 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-13 23:26:27-04

DENVER — It was good to be in the marijuana business. Two sales records were set over the summer in Colorado.

Medical and recreational sales reached $126 million in August. That’s up from the last record set back in July, when $122.7 million in recreational and medical pot was purchased.

Including the record month of August, Colorado’s marijuana industry generated $846.4 million in sales for the first eight months of the year.

Last year, Colorado marijuana businesses sold more than $996 million in pot products.

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