Today, for the first time ever, stores in Washington state can begin selling recreational pot legally. Almost two years ago, voters there approved a measure to legalize non-medical marijuana.
Finally, two dozen sellers got licenses yesterday. But only a few of them are ready to open today. And there is only one licensed retailer in the state's biggest city, Seattle. That's Cannabis City.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the store's manager, Amber McGowan, who's been up since early this morning preparing for a long line at the midday opening.
- Amber McGowan, manager of Cannabis City in Seattle, Wash.
This segment aired on July 8, 2014.