Photos: Gallery | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

First Day of Recreational Marijuana

Maggie's Farm is open for business in Manitou Springs. Recreational marijuana is for sale in El Paso County for the first time.

Laurie Phillips and Rob Lomas hang a sign for Maggie's Farm, a recreational marijuana shop in Manitou Springs, Colorado on July 31, 2014. For the first time, recreational marijuana was sold in El Paso County in Colorado. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Laurie Phillips and Rob Lomas hang a sign for Maggie's Farm, a recreational marijuana shop in Manitou Springs, Colorado on July 31, 2014. For the first time, recreational marijuana was sold in El Paso County in Colorado. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Getting ready for opening day at Maggie's Farm, the first recreational marijuana store in El Paso County. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Getting ready for opening day at Maggie's Farm, the first recreational marijuana store in El Paso County. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Getting ready for opening day at Maggie's Farm, the first recreational marijuana store in El Paso County. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Getting ready for opening day at Maggie's Farm, the first recreational marijuana store in El Paso County. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
A line formed outside the Maggie's Farm marijuana store in Manitou Springs, Colorado, for the first sales of recreational marijuana in El Paso County on Thursday, July 31, 2014.  (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
A line formed outside the Maggie's Farm marijuana store in Manitou Springs, Colorado, for the first sales of recreational marijuana in El Paso County on Thursday, July 31, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Customers wait until the opening of Maggie's Farm at 4:20 p.m. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Customers wait until the opening of Maggie's Farm at 4:20 p.m. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Kevin “Sarge” MacDonald, city councilman for Manitou Springs, was the official first customer of Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Kevin Sarge MacDonald, city councilman for Manitou Springs, was the official first customer of Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Kevin “Sarge” MacDonald, city councilman for Manitou Springs, was the official first customer of Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Kevin “Sarge” MacDonald, city councilman for Manitou Springs, was the official first customer of Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Troy Young fistbumps with Curtis Colons (left to right) as Troy goes to pick out what kind of recreational marijuana he wants to buy at Maggie's Farm in Manitou Springs. The sales at the store were the first legal sales of recreational marijuana in El Paso Country. Thursday, July 31, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Troy Young fistbumps with Curtis Colons (left to right) as Troy goes to pick out what kind of recreational marijuana he wants to buy at Maggie's Farm in Manitou Springs. The sales at the store were the first legal sales of recreational marijuana in El Paso Country. Thursday, July 31, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
The first customers are greeted by the general manager. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
The first customers are greeted by the general manager. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Carl Thomason looks over a case full of marijuana possibilities at the new recreational marijuana store in Manitou Springs on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Maggie's Farm is the first recreational marijuana store in El Paso County. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Carl Thomason looks over a case full of marijuana possibilities at the new recreational marijuana store in Manitou Springs on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Maggie's Farm is the first recreational marijuana store in El Paso County. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Opening day at Maggie's Farm. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0
(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Buy Photo
0