Pitfalls Abound as Legal Pot Sales Begin

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Pot Markets Open Up in the U.S.

The nation's first legal recreation pot shops opened up in Colorado and Washington on Jan. 1, 2014, attracting long lines and customers from across America. While marijuana enthusiasts are ecstatic, once the smoke clears there are a lot of factors these marijuana states face to keep shops open. Take a look at the Associated Press's list of pitfalls states will want to avoid as Big Weed goes mainstream.— Associated Press and Dominique Zonyéé (@DominiqueZonyee)

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