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Colorado to get $184-million in marijuana taxes

COLORADO (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Colorado plans to reap the benefits of the marijuana industry.

The state's Joint Budget Committee says Colorado will receive $184-million in marijuana taxes by June 30th, 2015.

Some of the money will go toward preventing kids from using the drug.

Colorado taxes marijuana three times, when it's produced, sold and bought.

Marijuana became legal for recreational use in Colorado New Year's Day.