The prospect of recreational marijuana sales has produced a lot of political naysaying in the past month or so. On June 19, we counted 24 cities that had prohibited retail pot shops. Now, five weeks later, the Denver Post reports that the number has more than doubled, to 56 cities having voted for bans. The Post's list of cities that have either approved sales, or are expected to do so, is far smaller -- just eleven, almost all of which are medical marijuana-friendly. Count down the roster of communities that are likeliest to just say "yes" below, complete with pics, videos and links.
Video features Aspen'sAlternative Medical Solutions
Boulder Image from the website of Boulder Medical Marijuana Dispensary. Continue to see more of the ten Colorado cities expected to allow recreational marijuana sales. Carbondale Image is from Carbondale dispensary The Green House. Denver Image is from the website of Denver dispensary The Releaf Center. Continue to see more of the ten Colorado cities expected to allow recreational marijuana sales. Durango Image from the Facebook page of Durango Organics. Eagle Image from the Facebook page of Tree Line Premier MMC in Eagle. Continue to see more of the ten Colorado cities expected to allow recreational marijuana sales. Frisco Image from the website of Frisco's Medical Marijuana of the Rockies.
Video features Glendale'sMedicine Man Medical Market
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Continue to see more of the ten Colorado cities expected to allow recreational marijuana sales. Glenwood Springs Image from the website of Glenwood Springs' branch of Greenwerkz. Leadville Image from the website of Leadville's Cloud City Compassionate Care. Manitou Springs From the Manitou Springs Facebook page.
For more information about Manitou Springs and recreational marijuana sales, see the Colorado Springs Gazette article "Manitou Springs council leaning toward retail marijuana stores, mayor says."
More from our Marijuana archive circa June: "Marijuana: 24 Colorado cities (so far) have banned recreational pot."