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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Shane Martin check out the grow room after buying recreational marijuana, at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, Jan. 1 2014. Colorado became the first U.S. state to allow the sell of recreational marijuana.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    A long line of buyers trails from a store selling marijuana in Pueblo West, Colo, on Jan. 1, 2014. The nation's first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado, kicking off a marijuana experiment that will be watched closely around the world.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Employee David Marlow, right, helps a customer, who smells a strain of marijuana before buying it, at the crowded sales counter inside Medicine Man marijuana retail store, which opened as a legal recreational retail outlet in Denver on Jan. 1, 2014.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Justin Achenbach, of Casper, Wyoming, runs around ecstatically at LoDo Wellness. The first day of retail sales of marijuana in Colorado on Jan. 1, 2014.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Brittany Zewe, left, and Jess Vanderpool take jars of different strains of marijuana off the counter between customers at Denver Kush Club in Denver, Colorado on Jan. 1, 2014.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Damian Stasek (L) and Sterling Hamilton (R) celebrate being the second and third persons, respectively, to legally buy recreational marijuana at the BotanaCare store in Northglenn, Colo., Jan. 1, 2014.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    People wait in line to be among the first to legally buy recreational marijuana at the Botana Care store in Northglenn, Colo. Jan. 1, 2014. Marijuana proprietors in Colorado are pioneers in a new chapter of America's drug culture that marks the first time cannabis will be legally produced, sold and taxed under a special system many states have long established for alcohol sales.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Sean Azzariti, a former Marine who served in the Iraq war and has post-traumatic stress disorder, smiles as he makes a cash transaction, the first to buy retail marijuana at 3D Cannabis Center, which opened as a legal recreational retail outlet in Denver, Colo., Jan. 1, 2014.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Customer Adam Hartle smiles as he makes a cash transaction, one of the first to buy retail marijuana at 3D Cannabis Center, which opened as a legal recreational retail outlet in Denver, Colo., Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Various marijuana strains are prepared at the Botanacare marijuana store for their grand opening on New Year's day in Northglenn, Colo. Dec. 31, 2013.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Skylar Hall prepares marijuana buds for sale at the Botanacare marijuana store ahead of their grand opening on New Year's day in Northglenn, Colo. Dec. 31, 2013.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    The roots of marijuana plant clones are seen at a grow operation in Denver, Colo. Dec. 31, 2013. Proprietors of the first marijuana retailers licensed to sell pot for recreational use in Colorado were busy rolling joints and stocking shelves with their leafy merchandise on Tuesday, ahead of a New Year's Day grand opening that marks a new chapter in America's drug culture.
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  • Marijuana Sales Begin in Colorado

    Partygoers smoke marijuana, left, and cigarettes during a Prohibition-era themed New Year's Eve party celebrating the start of retail pot sales, at a bar in Denver, late Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013. Colorado is to begin marijuana retail sales on Jan. 1, a day some are calling ?Green Wednesday.'
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