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Pot sales coloradoREUTERS/Rick WilkingCheri Hackett, co-owner of BotanaCare, carries bags of the company’s sample packs of various strains of marijuana prepared for the store opening tomorrow in Northglenn, Colorado December 31, 2013. Proprietors of the first marijuana retailers licensed to sell pot for recreational use in Colorado, including BotanaCare, were busy rolling joints and stocking shelves with their leafy merchandise on Tuesday, ahead of a New Year’s Day grand opening that marks a new chapter in America’s drug culture.

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