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Legal retail sales of pot began in Colorado on Wednesday. Shops limited the amount of marijuana each customer could buy amid ...
concerns of enough supply. Concerns about widespread unruly crowds and pot smoking outside stores didn't materialize. (Jan. 2)
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Source: Associated Press TelevisionLocation: Denver, Jan. 1 20141) Wide of countdown to midnight2) Medium of man smoking a marijuana cigarette3) Tight of ``no on-site consumption of cannabis''4) Wide of parking lot at 3D Cannabis Center5) Medium of tent belonging to Adam Hartle of Jacksonville, Fla., lone camper. 6) Medium of people waiting on steps7) Tight of Hartle exiting tent8) SOUNDBITE: (English) Adam Hartle, first in line, from Jacksonville, Fla.: (Transcript below) 9) Tight of marijuana bud ``Bubba Kush''10) Medium of Sean Azzariti sniffing buds in jar11) Medium of Sean Azzariti counting cash and making first purchase12) Adam Hartle walking out of selling room ``legal weed'' (NAT SOUND) 13) Pan shot of line outside dispensary14) Medium of Ralph Mestas standing in line15) SOUNDBITE: (English) Ralph Mestas, Denver. Been smoking pot since 1965: (Transcript below) 16) Medium of people waiting in line early hours17) SOUNDBITE: (English) Danny Conners, 8th in line, Madison, Wis.: (Transcript below) 18) Medium of jars filled with marijuana packaged for retail sales19) Tight of marijuana buds in glass jar20) Tight of marijuana infused truffles21) Toni Fox walking past crowd of reporters22) SOUNDBITE: (English) Toni Fox, owner, 3D Cannabis Center: (Transcript below) 23) Medium sales clerk interacting with Adam Hartle24) Wide of marijuana sale VOICE-OVERIT'S THE NEW YEAR AND SALES OF POT ARE LEGAL IN COLORADO.WIDESPREAD UNRULY CROWDS, OVERNIGHT CAMPERS AND POT SMOKING OUTSIDE SHOPS -- CONCERNS LEADING UP TO OPENING DAY -- DIDN'T MATERIALIZE. INSTEAD A SMALL ORDERLY GROUP OF PEOPLE- MANY FROM OUT-OF-STATE GATHERED AT THE STORES IN THE EARLY HOURS. ADAM HARTLE - A DOCUMENTARY FILM MAKER FROM JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, WAS THE LONE CAMPER. SOUNDBITE: (English) Adam Hartle, first in line, from Jacksonville, Fla.: ``It's the first time in 75 years that cannabis is going to be legal in America so it's a modern moment.'' THE MARIJUANA INDUSTRY RECORDED THE CEREMONIAL FIRST RETAIL SALE TO -- SEAN AZZARITI A FORMER MARINE WHO PLANS TO USE MARIJUANA FOR HIS PTSD. AND THEN THE SALES BEGAN TO THOSE WHO WAITED OUTSIDE. (NATS UP)LONGTIME POT USER RALPH MESTAS OF DENVER WAS IN DISBELIEF AS HE STOOD IN LINE WITH AT LEAST 200 PEOPLE AT 3-D CANNABIS CENTER IN DENVER. SOUNDBITE: (English) Ralph Mestas, Denver. Been smoking pot since 1965: ``I'm in line to buy something legal? Let's do this, that's all I'm saying. Let's do this.''DANNY CONNERS OF MADISON WISCONSIN WAS EIGHTH IN LINE ARRIVING AT 3 IN THE MORNING TO ENSURE HE COULD BUY LEGAL MARIJUANA. SOUNDBITE: (English) Danny Conners, 8th in line, Madison, Wis.: `To to have that receipt that says I made a legal purchase in my lifetime, I'd rather have that than see the third coming of God.''SHOPS WERE ABLE TO TRANSFER INVENTORY FROM MEDICAL MARIJUANA STOCKS TO MEET THE IMMEDIATE DEMAND. TO ENSURE THOSE LINING UP WEDNESDAY COULD FIND MARIJUANA, RETAILERS LIMITED SALES TO A QUARTER OUNCE. SOUNDBITE: Toni Fox, owner, 3D Cannabis Center: ``I have enough for today… Early this evening we're going to start cloning like crazy and building out the grow.'' FOX IS HOPEFUL THAT SUPPLY WILL MEET DEMAND STARTING THIS SPRING.PETER BANDA, ASSOCIATED PRESS, DENVER