Colorado Running Out Of Marijuana

Cannabis StationYou know your product is hot when you can’t keep it in stock, and that’s exactly what’s happening at legal marijuana shops in Colorado reports TIME:

A few days into the experiment, the new world of legal-recreational-marijuana sales in Colorado appears to be a big success — so much so that pot shops are finding it impossible to keep up with demand.

According to the Denver Post, at least 37 stores in Colorado were licensed to sell recreational pot to anyone 21 or over as of New Year’s Day. The Associated Press and others reported long lines outside Denver pot shops, with some eager customers forced to wait three to five hours before getting a chance to go inside, step up to the counter and make a purchase.

Prices have been steep — in some cases, stores were charging $50 or even $70 for one-eighth of an ounce of pot that cost medical marijuana users just $25 the day before — and taxes add on an extra 20% or so. Even so, sales have been brisk.

The two operational pot shops in Pueblo collectively sold $87,000 of marijuana on Jan. 1, per the Pueblo Chieftain, and store owners say if demand persists anywhere near the current high, they’ll be sold out in the very near future. Likewise, Toni Fox, owner of the 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, told the Colorado Springs Gazette that a sellout is imminent. “We are going to run out,” she said on Thursday, Day 2 of legal-recreational-marijuana sales. “It’s insane. This weekend will be just as crazy. If there is a mad rush, we’ll be out by Monday.”…

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  • Liam_McGonagle

    To the rescue (?)!

    • Liam_McGonagle

      Okay, I have no idea what that sh*t on the bottom says. For all I know it could be an ad for an 800 #.

      • BuzzCoastin

        it’s a headline
        about Washington state legalizing pot

      • DeepCough

        “Super Fantastic Mighty Leaf Man!”

        • Liam_McGonagle

          Muchas gracias.

  • InfvoCuernos

    they should apply for international aid from Amsterdam. Maybe they could start an airdrop like Berlin after the war.

  • Hadrian999

    this was bound to happen until the supply chain can expand

  • paprtowl

    colorado cannabis dealers can always get their product from the cartels , some deals have already been made . OPEN BORDERS

  • Rhoid Rager

    Come on, folks, ease up! This stuff doesn’t grow on trees! huh?