Marijuana: Understanding the recreational pot "shortage"

Marijuana grows on trees, but some newly minted Colorado recreational centers faced a shortages less than a week after opening -- even though medical dispensary shelves remain stocked. As a result, several retail stores, including the high-profile 3D Cannabis Center, have voiced concerns that they won't be able to keep filling the bowls of recreational tokers.

Though demand is high, the shortage isn't necessarily due just to tourists and herb-hungry locals pilfering pot by the pound from the shelves.

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