Wednesday marks exactly one year since the first two recreational marijuana dispensary opened in Massachusetts — Cultivate in Leicester and New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Northampton.

Since then, dozens have popped up across the state, with hundreds more in the pipeline.

The state's legal marijuana industry is far from being as expansive as that of Denver or Portland, but a look at the total number of applications for recreational marijuana licenses submitted in the first year shows it's growing at a consistent rate.

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Amanda Beland ~ WGBH.org

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