We went inside the best marijuana shop in America — here’s what it was like

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Recreational marijuana is now legal in California, where patients and enthusiasts alike can light up without a doctor’s note.

Once the market gets up and running, it could generate more in annual retail sales than the $3.5 to $4.3 billion that the entire marijuana industry is expected to post in 2016, according to the Marijuana Business Daily.

We visited Caliva, named the best dispensary in America by Business Insider, to see what shopping for pot could be like as the industry grows up.

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I stopped by Caliva, located in San Jose, California, on a sunny weekday morning.

A receptionist greeted me at the front desk and checked my medical marijuana ID card.

While I waited, I flipped through a book by Leafly, a marijuana dispensary and strain review site, that explained the different effects that strains of pot might produce.

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