Black Friday is only a few dozen hours away, but in Colorado, shoppers are also hearing about “Green Friday” bargains — “green,” for marijuana.
Retail pot sales were still going strong one week after legalization in Colorado.
The second day of the nation’s first fully legal marijuana industry was just a bit less frenzied than the first. Rather than hundred-deep lines outside the limited number of licensed retail shops, the queues held several dozen.
There was still a big demand for retail pot in the second day of legal sales in Colorado.
January 1 was an exciting day for retail marijuana supporters but not everyone believes it’s the best move for Colorado.
As Colorado prepares to be the first in the nation to allow recreational pot sales, opening Jan. 1, hopeful retailers like Andy Williams are investing their fortunes into the legal recreational pot world.
Colorado and Washington state are launching the world’s first legal recreational marijuana markets in 2014. Though pot has been sold for three decades at coffee shops in the Netherlands, the two states are the first to regulate and allow a full industry.