Denver Gives Out First Recreational Cannabis Business Licenses, Sales Begin January 1st

The first wave of Denver businesses approved by the city and state to sell recreational cannabis received their licenses yesterday, while applause brokecolorado out from onlookers cheering the historic occasion.

In all, the city awarded 10 licenses for retail shops, 12 licenses for cannabis cultivators, and 2 licenses for for those planning to make cannabis-infused products such as cookies, with more licenses to be distributed in the coming weeks.

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