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Video: Cannabis Sales Begin in California Retail Stores

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Video: Cannabis Sales Begin in California Retail Stores

A look inside a storefront on the first day of recreational marijuana sales in California.

Yesterday, nearly 50 California cannabis shops previously only accessible to medical marijuana patients opened their doors to anyone over the age of 21 with a valid ID.

The state of California is still rolling out licenses, leaving major cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco in the dark for New Year’s Day sales, but at places like Berkeley Patients Group lines stretched around the block beginning at 6 a.m. Documentary filmmaker Claire Weissbluth went inside BPG to document the historic first day of recreational cannabis sales in California.

Check out the map from California NORML to see what other businesses gain their licensing in the coming days and read our expert shopping tips.

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