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Chart of the Day: Is pot cheap now in Denver?

Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

Legal recreational marijuana has come to Colorado, but all of that competition hasn't necessarily driven down prices.

Reports suggest some shops were even raising prices on Wednesday to try to control demand on the first day of legalized sales, as enthusiasts flocked to the state.

(Read more: Pot tourism lights up Colorado)

In fact, prices in legal markets like Denver and Amsterdam may be even higher than in street markets like New York and San Francisco. (Though to be sure, prices differ based on quantity and quality from city to city).