Denver police working to keep tabs on fast-growing marijuana industry

DENVER, Colo. - After almost 16 months of legalized recreational marijuana, Denver has more licensed dispensaries to sell pot than it has Starbucks, 7-11s and McDonalds combined, according to Denver Police Department Lt. James Henning, who oversees the department's marijuana team.

"So that presents a lot of issues," Henning said.

Colorado began regulating a portion of its medical marijuana market in 2009, and in January 2014, the state implemented legalized recreational marijuana - which voters OK'd in November 2012.

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