After a rush of business on the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales, the flow of customers at San Diego’s dispensaries remained steady on Tuesday.
Some stores still had lines out the door, and workers expected queues to grow as people got off work in the afternoon and early evening.
Urbn Leaf in Bay Park served close to 1,000 people on Monday, according to founder Will Senn. The store did four times its normal volume in sales.
“It was very, very surreal. We’ve waited a long time for this,” Senn said. “Everyone was excited to be there and be a part of history.”
Though California was the first state to allow medical marijuana use, other states led the way in legalizing it for recreational purposes. California voters followed up in November 2016 with a vote approving Proposition 64, allowing dispensaries to sell it to adults.
Senn noticed that many of the store’s customers early in the day were from out-of-state and that locals showed up later.
Monday’s customers didn’t mind the wait, Senn said. The store offered massages