Legal marijuana sales in US 'bigger than dot-com boom'

www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-04/legal-marijuana-sales-'bigger-than-dot-com-boom'/8161218?New figures put North America's legal marijuana "green rush" above the dot-com boom of the early 2000s in terms of industry growth, according to Forbes.

North America's legal marijuana market posted $US9.3 billion ($12 billion) in revenue in 2016 — a 30 per cent increase on 2015 — according to a report by ArcView Market Research, a leading cannabis research publisher.

The report said the industry could post sales topping $US20.2 billion ($27.9 billion) by 2021, assuming a compound annual growth rate of 25 per cent.

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