Legalized Cannabis to Spark U.S. Tourism Surge

Marijuana users in Colorado and Washington are counting down the hours before the western US states become the first to legalize recreational pot shops on Jan. 1.

December 29, 2013
2:48 PM EST
A budtender pours marijuana from a jar at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center medical marijuana dispensary, on July 25, 2012 in Los Angeles. | David McNew/Getty Images