Washington Welcomes Marijuana

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Julian Rodriguez, of Everson, Wash., holds his two-gram packet of recreational marijuana outside Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., on the first day of legal sales in the state. (Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

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A customer pays for his recreational marijuana purchase at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., on the first day of legal sales in the state. (Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

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Cale Holdsworth, of Abeline, Kan., holds up his purchase after being the first in line to buy legal recreational marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash. Holdsworth had been in line since 4:00 a.m. (Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

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In this photo taken Tuesday, July 1, 2014, packets of a variety of recreational marijuana named “Space Needle” are shown during packaging operations at Sea of Green Farms in Seattle. The grower, the first business licensed to grow recreational marijuana in Washington state, worked all weekend to have supplies ready for stores that were expected to be granted sale licenses on Monday, July 7, the day before legal recreational pot sales begin on July 8. (Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

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Terry Martin displays a tee shirt he’s selling celebrating legal marijuana in front of Cannabis City, as he waits with others on the first day that sales of recreational pot is legal in the state Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Seattle. The symbols translate that under one ounce of pot and over 21-years of age means that it’s legal. The shop is the first and, initially, only store in Seattle to legally sell pot. (Photo by Elaine Thompson/AP Photo)

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Cloned marijuana plants are pictured at the Sea of Green Farms growing facility in Seattle, Washington June 30, 2014. (Photo by Jason Redmond/Reuters)

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Bob Leeds, co-owner of Sea of Green Farms, shows some of the marijuana he produces during a tour of his company’s facility in Seattle, Washington June 30, 2014. The state is poised on Monday to become the second after Colorado to allow retail sales of recreational marijuana to adults, under a heavily regulated and taxed system that voters approved in November 2012. Stores could begin operations as early as Tuesday, with up to 20 expected to open statewide. Picture taken June 30, 2014. (Photo by Jason Redmond/Reuters)

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Marijuana plants are pictured in a grow room during a tour at the Sea of Green Farms in Seattle, Washington June 30, 2014. (Photo by Jason Redmond/Reuters)

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Pre-rolled marijuana joints are pictured at the Sea of Green Farms in Seattle, Washington June 30, 2014. (Photo by Jason Redmond/Reuters)

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Employees stock their shelves with 2-gram packages of marijuana at Cannabis City during the first day of legal retail marijuana sales in Seattle, Washington July 8, 2014. Washington became the second U.S. state to allow the sale of marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday, although shortages and high prices are likely to accompany any euphoria. Shops started to open on Tuesday, a day after 25 outlets were issued licenses under a heavily regulated and taxed system approved by voters in November 2012. (Photo by Jason Redmond/Reuters)

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Brian Travino, a student at Western Washington University wears a Washington state flag, as he waits with other customers to purchase recreational marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., in the first half-hour of legal sales in the state. (Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

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Kevin Nelson, of Bellingham, Wash., holds a sign that reads “Drug War Ends Here”, outside Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash. on the first day of legal pot sales in the state. Nelson says he is a long-time activist opposing drug laws, particularly those targeting marijuana users, and he he feels the legalization of marijuana will lead to less crowded jails and be less of a burden on the court system. (Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

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A full-page announcement that the grand opening of the Cannabis City recreational marijuana shop in Seattle will be held at “high noon” on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, is displayed Monday, July 7, 2014. The store will be the first and only store in Seattle to initially sell recreational marijuana when legal sales begin on Tuesday. (Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

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In this photo taken July 1, 2014, workers Kristi Tobias, right, and Bruce Cumming prepare packets of a variety of recreational marijuana named “Space Needle” at Sea of Green Farms in Seattle. (Photo by Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

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Hu Barney (C), smokes a joint during 420Fest at the Luxe Nightclub in Seattle, Washington in this file photo April 20, 2013. The Obama administration has decided not to sue Colorado and Washington over new laws that legalized recreational marijuana, allowing the two states to carry on their experiment as long as they follow new federal guidelines, a U.S. Justice Department official said. (Photo by Nick Adams/Reuters)

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