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What Happens When Recreational Marijuana Is Legal, But Unavailable?03:47

A marijuana plant. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A marijuana plant. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Nine states and the District of Columbia have now legalized recreational marijuana. But three of those nine states, along with D.C., have no recreational pot shops.

In Massachusetts, a voter referendum called for legal sales of marijuana to start in January. That was pushed to July 1. But still, no stores yet.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Kamani Jefferson, president of the Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council, a group that advocates for marijuana consumers.

This segment aired on July 3, 2018.


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