Jan 1, 2014 10:04 AM by Garrett Boyd

Colorado recreational pot shops open for business

At 8 a.m on Wednesday people 21 and over with an ID bought pot legally for the first time in Colorado. The first recreational pot sale took place at Denver's Discreet Dispensary. That's a licensed marijuana retail store with on-site cultivation facility.

Colorado is now the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana since the federal government banned it in 1937. This comes after voters approved it in 2012.


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