Owner: Dispensary Pot Sales '3 Times' Higher Than Before Legalization

Residents from Colorado, and elsewhere, flock to marijuana dispensaries to buy now-legal drug.
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This is a special -- I'm tired and is in New York this is an ABC news digital special report -- green Wednesday at long lines and cold weather -- keep them away. As -- legal marijuana industry got off to a smoking start on New Year's Day. They're 24 licensed shops now -- open and -- For business statewide but mostly in the Denver area and among the biggest. Is medicine man joining us now via Skype ease -- Nelson from the shop medicine man he -- hello to you and -- at your team have been preparing. For this debut for months we've seen those long lines Howard sales -- those first 36 hours or so. -- -- Well and only in the -- -- -- -- -- And over. Our -- RR. How great everyone. But seems like your customers were eager to go there are a lot of deet -- in the new law that maybe they don't know about. They can't light up -- -- as they walk outside for example where you're giving them some of those players now that this is a relatively new locked. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- That. -- It out. -- want to know are you. We're doing. Oh. And all the marijuana come from -- the -- grow their own product this is something that people ingesting smoke obviously you have to have. Safety precautions in place. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You guys started as a medical marijuana dispensary there's still a need for medical marijuana but -- -- all those long lines. What happens to people with prescriptions who may not you know get -- -- time. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Did -- get -- -- a lot of people were traveling to Colorado just for this occasion did you see a lot of hot tourists at the store. Our parent. And it's. Worked out. -- -- Out now we all talk about supplying the Madden and in terms of setting prices do you think that these prices are gonna change. As the market develops clearly there's a lot of demand so are we gonna see skyrocketing price tags as well. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- or. What is the range of price. -- -- -- -- I. -- and -- are doing. I'm not. Ready -- Are. About dollar -- aren't. And that's -- for an eighth of an ounce. OK. -- when he -- make sure this product as an end up on the black market clearly that's something lawmakers were concerned about in this process. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Okay -- Nelson from Denver. Marijuana shop called medicine and thank you so much for joining us. It and for all the latest from Colorado and their newly legalized met marijuana recreational marijuana -- stay right here. To news.com -- has been an ABC news. Digital special report -- Hernandez -- New York.

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