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As of early this morning, Washington is the second state in the nation, after Colorado, to legalize the sale of marijuana for recreational use.

Roughly two dozen shops — a small fraction of those that applied for licenses — will be allowed to start selling tomorrow. Regulators say some 300 additional licenses will eventually be issued.

Austin Jenkins of Northwest News Network joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson from Olympia with details.


This segment aired on July 7, 2014.

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