Well, it’s not quite so shocking for some of us, but the talented folks over at Information Is Beautiful visualized the sheer market value of cannabis as a crop in the American economy after the Midterm Elections brought Oregon, Alaska and Washington D.C. into the legal marijuana spectrum — and the results are overwhelming to say the least.
For starters, take a look at the world’s largest cash crops and peek all the over to that revenue column:
Now take a look at the effect on a state level with Colorado’s monthly tax revenues for instance:
Want to know how cannabis stacks up against the most lucrative crops in the world? Read more at Information Is Beautiful.
Think you’re seeing some faulty logic? Information Is Beautiful provides all of their data and calculations.