Photos: Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, week one

As of today, it's been one week since legal recreational marijuana sales launched in Colorado, and Westword's photographers have been hard at work covering the story. Get an inside look below via samples from three separate slide shows: January 1's "Recreational marijuana sales begin in Denver," January 3's "Behind the scenes at a Denver pot grow," and January 7's "Marijuana: Inside The Annie's dispensary." Check them out here.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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