As more and more states begin legalizing marijuana, Colorado's cannabis industry continues to hit new highs.

Sales reports released by the Colorado Department of Revenue show dispensaries sold more than $114.3 million in recreational marijuana in March, a record number.

The previous record was set last August, when sales topped $112 million.

"People are realizing that this is here to stay, it's not a joke," says Peter Marcus, with Terrapin Care Station. "These are safe, regulated places to purchase cannabis, so people who might have been unwilling or hesitant to get involved in the first place, are now seeing that it's totally acceptable."

Click here to read the complete article

Evan Kruegel ~ KDVR.com

Recent News Articles

Monday April 29

Maine’s marijuana dilemma: ‘Cannabiz’ poised to grow, but in a holding pattern - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Maine has no legal market for recreational cannabis, more than two years after it became…

902 hits

Monday April 29

This Mom Entrepreneur Is Developing Medicinal Cannabis to Treat Kids With Autism - Cannabis News

in Activism

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Erica Daniels has dedicated her life to teaching families how cannabis can help their kids…

1342 hits

Monday April 29

How some athletes use marijuana get into the zone - Cannabis News

in Sports

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

A THC high is widely considered similar to that of the "runner's high" that long-distance…

1339 hits

Monday April 29

Slow and steady growth for New Mexico hemp industry - Cannabis News

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

For years proponents of legalized industrial hemp have praised the plant for its reportedly numerous…

1671 hits

Tuesday April 30

Marijuana Investor Gives $9 Million To Harvard And MIT For Cannabis Science - Cannabis News

in Science

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

In what is believed to be the largest private gift yet to support scientific research…

982 hits