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Washington Aims to be Template for Marijuana Legalization

Samantha Rough, left, a law student at the University of Washington who uses marijuana to treat eating disorders talks with Monique Rydberg, right, about different varieties of medical marijuana available at The Joint, a medical marijuana cooperative in Seattle.

Washington Aims to be Template for Marijuana Legalization


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.