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Alaskans can smoke pot, but House GOP tries to block it in Washington
Alaskans can smoke pot, but House GOP tries to block it in Washington

While House Republicans are threatening Washington’s mayor with jail time if she allows a voter-approved measure that legalizes the recreational use of marijuana to take effect Thursday, Alaska on Tuesday became the third state to let adults grow, possess and consume cannabis. Last November, voters in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., passed ballot measures legalizing recreational marijuana. Alaska’s law takes effect for growing and consumption. The state has another year to develop the regulatory system for businesses that would cultivate and sell marijuana and cannabis products. Washington's initiative legalized possession of two ounces and allowed adults to grow up...

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