Dispensaries see boom in business following first weekend of legal recreational marijuana

Dispensaries see boom in business following first weekend of legal recreational marijuana


BUT EVEN NOW – THERE ARE LONG LINES OF PEOPLE EAGER TO SPEND MONEY ON NOW OF PEOPLE EAGER TO SPEND MONEY ON NOW LEGAL RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA. 13 ACTION NEWS REPORTER…. ONNA- LEASE ORTIZ IS LIVE…. WHERE LEASE ORTIZ IS LIVE…. WHERE THERE’S STILL A CONSISTENT FLOW OF CUSTOMERS… RIGHT NOW. ANALISE… THE HYPE HAS NOT DIED DOWN, PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE ARE HERE GETTING EDUCATED ON ALL THESE DIFFERENT OPTIONS. SOME PEOPLE HERE HAVE SMOKED BEFORE, OTHER OLDER CUSTOMERS SAY THEY HAVENT TRIED MARIJUANA SINCE COLLEGE AND A LOT HAS CHANGED SINCE THEN. ANDREW JOLLEY/CEO, THE SOURCE>32:49 “IT’S A WHOLE NEW WORLD NOW.” NEARLY 2,000 CUSTOMERS READY TO TRY WEED LEGALLY CAME THROUGH THE DOORS OF THE SOURCE DISPENSARY THIS WEEKEND.30:43 “IT DEFINITELY MET OUR YOUNG AS 21 TO AS OLD AS 91 JUMPED AT THE OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE PART IN HISTORY.08:52 IT’S NICE TO JUST BE ABLE TO WALK IN AND DO YOUR THING.” SOME PEOPLE SAY LEGALIZED WEED MAKES THEM FEEL SAFER….:07:59 “I DON’T HAVE TO MEET UP WITH SKETCHY PEOPLE ANYMORE.” BUT THE PRODUCT STILL COMES WITH A SORT OF STIGMA…SEVERAL PEOPLE ASKED US NOT TO FILM THEM AS THEY SHOPPED AND THE INDUSTRY AS A WHOLE STILL FACES CHALLENGES ON A FEDERAL LEVEL.33:29 “NOT EVERYONE AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL ARE COMFORTABLE WITH WHERE THE PEOPLE OF OR COUNTRY WANT TO GO.” BUT FOR NOW–LOCAL DISPENSARIES ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO THE BOOST IN BUSINESS–SOMETHING THEY ARE ALREADY GETTING TO ENJOY.35:55 “WERE VERY EXCITED TO BE ABLE TO FINALLY PURCHASE CANNABIS HERE IN OUR STATE.”WE TALKED TO METRO AND UMC TO SEE IF THERE SIGNIFICANT CHANGES OVER THE WEEKEND. ANALISE ORTIZ 13 ACTION NEWS>AN ACTION NEWS UPDATE….

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