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Marijuana tourism on tap for Colorado

As Colorado becomes the first state in the nation to allow recreational marijuana sales beginning Jan. 1, a budding pool of "potrepreneurs" have high hopes for an influx of out-of-town pot tourists.

Colorado High Life Tours, which promises "fun, affordable and discreet" cannabis-centered excursions, is expanding its private and public limo and bus tours.

A man cleans jars that will hold recreational marijuana at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver on Monday.RJ Sangosti | The Denver Post | Getty Images

"You'll be able to buy a little pot here and there, see a commercial grow, visit iconic Colorado landmarks and take lots of pictures," said company owner Timothy Vee. "It will be like a Napa Valley wine tour."

(Read more: Ready, set, toke! Colo. pot shops prepped for biz)

Cannabis-friendly guides, activities and tours in Colorado are already available. As of Dec. 30, 14 retail marijuana stores in Denver had received licenses to open on the first of the year and two dozen other marijuana-related businesses that had met the city's licensing requirements were awaiting approval.

Beyond the Mile High City, more than 25 other towns and cities will allow medical marijuana businesses to start adding or transitioning to retail marijuana sales Jan. 1.


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