Colorado city opens marijuana-themed mall

A strip mall in Aurora, Colorado, has undergone a $1 million renovation to reemerge as a marijuana-themed shopping center.

The consolidation helps to circumvent a problem that marijuana businesses often face: finding a sympathetic landlord.

The Aurora Hemp Marketplace, outside Denver, offers a dispensary, a head shop and a cultivation supply store, among others, according to Denver’s ABC affiliate.

The once-struggling shopping mall has gone from 60% occupancy to nearly 95% since the facelift, and business owners say the traffic to their stores is steady.

“What we decided to do was have a shopping center that was focused

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