Pot shop owners say they have collectively made more than a million dollars statewide since 1 st January, 9 News reported.
Thousands braved freezing temperatures and hour-long lines to be among the first Americans to buy legal recreational marijuana across some 24 stores in Colorado this week, most of them in Denver.
“It’s a huge deal for me,” Andre Barr, a 34-year-old deliveryman who drove from Michigan to be part of the legal weed experiment told 9 News. “This wait is nothing.”
By all accounts, the roll-out of the nation’s first legal recreational pot shops was a success with very few hiccups.
“Everything’s gone pretty smoothly,” said Barbara Brohl, of Colorado’s Department of Revenue.
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