More than fifty recreational pot shops now open in Colorado, says industry rep

Today marks one week since the launch of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, and despite the concerns voiced by pot-legalization critics, the state appears to be surviving just fine.

Meanwhile, the expansion of the recreational cannabis biz continues apace. According to one industry representative, more than fifty are now open statewide, with more expected to start operating in the coming days.

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