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Legal Recreational Pot Industry Opens In Colorado

Crowds were serenaded by live music as they waited for the nation’s first legal recreational pot shops to open.

01/01/2014

Tyler Williams of Blanchester, Ohio selects marijuana strains to purchase at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on January 1, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Legalization of recreational marijuana sales in the state went into effect at 8am Wednesday morning.  (Photo by Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)

Sights From Colorado Pot Industry’s Opening Day

he nation’s first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday, kicking off a marijuana experiment that will be watched closely around the world. Already, it is attracting people from across the country.

01/01/2014