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Washington Aims to be Template for Marijuana Legalization

Monique Rydberg weighs and packages medical marijuana, as Jeff Clark, right, awaits patients at the cash register at The Joint, a medical marijuana cooperative in Seattle.

Washington Aims to be Template for Marijuana Legalization

October 17, 2013


Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the

recreational sale of marijuana Wednesday, setting what advocates hope

will become a template for the legalization of the drug around the

world.


Reporting by the Associated Press.