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Collectively, State and local governments across the nation stand to gain over $3 billion a year in tax revenues by legalizing the sale of marijuana, according to NerdWallet. By the personal finance website's calculations, which are based in part on data on marijuana use in each state from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, California has the most to gain, $519,287,052, while North Dakota has the least, $4,023,544. Sources: NerdWallet.com, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Tax Foundation, U.S. Census Bureau
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