These 10 Counties Made the Most in Pot Taxes This Year

Gov. Jerry Brown’s office has released its marijuana revenue figures for the first three months of 2018. And while they’re still low compared to projected estimates, they were nearly two times higher than the figures provided by the Legislative Analyst’s Office last week.

According to the governor, California made $60.9 million in excise, cultivation and sales taxes. The figure released by the LAO ($34 million) only included cultivation and excise revenue.

Los Angeles County took the top spot for marijuana revenue earners ($7,373,768). But the Bay Area as a whole outperformed, with four of the top seven being Bay Area counties

We’ve provided a list of the 10 counties with the highest marijuana tax revenue below.

1. LOS ANGELES $7,373,768

2. ALAMEDA $3,294,825

3. SAN FRANCISCO $3,267,814

4. SANTA CLARA $2,507,705

5. SACRAMENTO $1,986,904

6. SAN DIEGO $1,486,803

7. SONOMA $1,111,128

8. SANTA CRUZ $892,066

9. STANISLAUS $822,305

10. ORANGE $586,550


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