08/22/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Springs Medical Marijuana Tax Collections Taking Off

Sales of medical marijuana and marijuana-laced products in Colorado Springs -- which topped $1.6 million in April alone -- are generating tens of thousands of dollars in revenue for the city.

From January 2009 through April, Colorado Springs has seen a tenfold increase in monthly sales tax revenue from medical marijuana, from $4,000 to $40,000.

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