Marijuana prices skyrocket in Colorado with recreational purchase legalization

Could the sales boom lead to businesses pushing legalization elsewhere?

As Colorado begins legal recreational marijuana sales, interested watchers from across the country are noticing a distinct trend: Pot prices are shooting sky high.

According to industry experts, recreational customers are being charged nearly double the price of medicinal marijuana users. In one dispensary, Medicine Man Denver, recreational customers are being charged $45 for an eighth of an ounce, while medicinal customers pay $25. The reason? Those good ole laws of economics.

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