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Nevada is skating past its first-year goals for recreational marijuana revenue. A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Shown is a marijuana plant inside a lab at the MedMen facility in Reno, Nevada on April 11, 2018. (Photo: Andy Barron, RGJ)Buy Photo Nevada is skating past its first-year goals for recreational marijuana revenue.  The state has collected $48.97 million in total marijuana tax revenues since sales began. Adult-use cannabis sales topped $41 million in March, the most successful month since legal sales began in July last year, according to a report Wednesday from the Nevada Department of Taxation.  Recreational marijuana sales have reached $304.73 million in Nevada, according to the state’s most recent data. The total for combined taxable sales — including medical marijuana, adult-use marijuana, and marijuana-related tangible goods — is $385.99 million for the first nine months of the fiscal year.  More: Season 1 of The Potcast: Hear stories of how legalizing marijuana is changing America More: Potcast: Inside the silent culture war over marijuana farms in the Emerald Triangle More: Weed delivery made to wrong car, Ohio man arrested With three months still in the fiscal year, Nevada has already brought in about 97 percent of the combined marijuana tax revenue that was projected for the entire fiscal year. Nevada exceeds pot tax revenue expectations; rec sales have topped $304 million

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