Oregon made $11 million in first week of recreational marijuana sales



After just one week of recreational marijuana sales, Oregon dispensaries have raked in an estimated $11 million.

That figure could mean the state’s estimate is shockingly low for how much money it’ll make when pot taxes kick in this January.

At Nectar on Northeast Sandy Boulevard and 33rd Avenue, they’re restocking the shelves a lot this week.

“We’re seeing about 500 people a day,” said Nectar owner Jeff Johnson. Dispensary owners and customers are reporting Oregon’s first week has gone very well.

“It’s exciting,” said a customer named Peter. “It’s just really weird, it feels like it’s not even really happening to be honest, it’s really bizarre.”

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