News Guide: Oregon begins retail marijuana sales

October 1, 2015 8:52 AM

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Customers look at product displays at Shango Premium Cannabis, in Portland , Ore., Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. Oregon marijuana stores have begun sales to recreational users, marking a big day for the budding pot industry in the state. Some of the more than 250 dispensaries in Oregon that already offer medical marijuana opened their doors early Thursday to begin selling the drug just moments after it became legal to do so.

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, a patient walks into Amazon Organics, a pot dispensary in Eugene, Ore. Medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon will be able to sell recreational marijuana starting Thursday.

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