PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Department of Revenue has collected more than $40 million in marijuana tax payments so far this year, officials say.
As of September 30, the Beaver State has collected $40.2 million.
In January, medical marijuana dispensaries started to collect a 25% tax on their recreational marijuana sales.
Recreational retailers have to charge a 17% tax on all pot sales. Dispensaries must continue to charge 25% for recreational pot until the end of 2016, according to the Department of Revenue.