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Spokane County leads the state in marijuana sales

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After three months, Spokane county is leading the state in marijuana sales, reporting nearly 3.6 million dollars in sales. And the state has received nearly 14 million all together. After three months, Spokane county is leading the state in marijuana sales, reporting nearly 3.6 million dollars in sales. And the state has received nearly 14 million all together.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

After three months, Spokane county is leading the state in marijuana sales, reporting nearly $3.6 million in sales. And the state has received nearly $14 million all together.

"People love us being here," says Logan McDermott with the Satori pot shop.

McDermott says his county's outpacing of the other 38 counties doesn't surprise him, saying they get a boost in business from eastern neighbors.

"Idahoans, they come in for a quick stop. They make up about 25 percent of our clientele," says McDermott.

With Satori serving nearly 100 people per day, almost 25 of them are from Idaho.

But while Spokane County may lead in sales in terms of combined revenue with 12 distributors, seven growers, and five pot shops; it was outdone in terms of marijuana retail sales, with Clark County selling more than $2 billion of marijuana through retail stores.

With three months in the books, McDermott says the pot business is only going to get bigger, "We kind of got the snowball effect. It keeps building, and we're getting bigger and bigger."

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