The 20 percent sales tax raises over $313,000 in revenue for the state.

During the first weekend of legal recreational marijuana sales in Montana, customers purchased more than $1.5 million in products, the Department of Revenue said.

The 20 percent sales tax raised over $313,000 in revenue for the state.

Another $443,000 in medical marijuana was sold on Saturday and Sunday, the agency said, bringing in another $17,300 in tax revenue, the Montana State News Bureau reported. Medical marijuana is taxed at a 4 percent rate.

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