The majority of Americans said they wanted pot to be legalized across the nation for the first time in 2013.
Some of the 47 licensed retailers have reported twice as much business as they anticipated.
Sen. Jeff Sessions has been a staunch opponent of loosening restrictions on marijuana.
For the first time, Democrats put a path to marijuana legalization on the party platform. Demonstrators celebrated with a massive joint.
At least 80,000 people are expected to flock to Civic Center Park for a free concert.