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First day of legal pot sales stays mellow

First day of legal pot sales stays mellow
by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– America's first legal recreational marijuana went on sale in Colorado yesterday and "Green Wednesday" was, perhaps unsurprisingly, a pretty mellow affair.

At least 24 pot stores in eight towns opened for business and police say there were no incidents, apart from one person being issued a summons for public consumption, the AP reports.

There were no problems at Denver International Airport, where signs warn travelers about taking marijuana out of the state.

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