Economy feeling positive effects of recreational marijuana sales

LAS VEGAS - With more than twenty-seven million dollars generated in revenue and more than $3.6 million in taxes, the legalization of recreational marijuana seems to be positively affecting the economy.

Another number also getting higher is the amount of employees needed to support the increase in demand.

8 News Now Reporter Darlene Melendez has the story and visited a local dispensary, who says they've hired more than 100 employees since July 1.


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