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Colorado Is Consuming Way More Pot Than Anyone Ever Believed

time.com Published: July 11, 2014
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About 9% of Colorado’s population consumes marijuana, according to a market demand study conducted by the state department of revenue’s Marijuana Enforcement Division and the state’s Marijuana Policy Group, Time.com reports. And those users, it’s estimated, will get through about 121.4 metric tons of pot every year.



According to the report, that consumption — calculated through survey results, demographic data and source data — is “31 percent higher than a recent department of revenue assessment, 89 percent higher than a study by the Colorado Futures Center, and 111 percent higher than an older study by the Colorado Center for Law and Policy.”

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