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California goes to pot

Customers buy recreational marijuana at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Customers buy recreational marijuana at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Customers buy recreational marijuana at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Marijuana is displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Marijuana is displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Marijuana is displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A customer browses marijuana products for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A customer browses marijuana products for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A customer browses marijuana products for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Customers queue for recreational marijuana outside the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Customers queue for recreational marijuana outside the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Customers queue for recreational marijuana outside the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A customer browses screens displaying recreational marijuana products for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A customer browses screens displaying recreational marijuana products for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A customer browses screens displaying recreational marijuana products for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A woman holds marijuana for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman holds marijuana for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman holds marijuana for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Marijuana edibles are displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Marijuana edibles are displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Marijuana edibles are displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Eron Silverstein, 51, (R) shops for marijuana at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Eron Silverstein, 51, (R) shops for marijuana at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Eron Silverstein, 51, (R) shops for marijuana at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Marijuana products are displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Marijuana products are displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Marijuana products are displayed for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Customers purchase marijuana at Harborside, one of California's largest and oldest dispensaries of medical marijuana, on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales in Oakland. 


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Customers purchase marijuana at Harborside, one of California's largest and oldest dispensaries of medical marijuana, on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales in Oakland. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Customers purchase marijuana at Harborside, one of California's largest and oldest dispensaries of medical marijuana, on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales in Oakland. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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People wait in line at Harborside on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales in California. 



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People wait in line at Harborside on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales in California. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

People wait in line at Harborside on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales in California. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Andrew DeAngelo (L) and his brother Steve DeAngelo (R), co-founders of Harborside, celebrate after a ceremonial ribbon cutting. 

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Andrew DeAngelo (L) and his brother Steve DeAngelo (R), co-founders of Harborside, celebrate after a ceremonial ribbon cutting. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Andrew DeAngelo (L) and his brother Steve DeAngelo (R), co-founders of Harborside, celebrate after a ceremonial ribbon cutting. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Marijuana for sale at Harborside. 

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Marijuana for sale at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Marijuana for sale at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A customer waits at the counter to purchase marijuana as others wait in line at Harborside, in Oakland. 


 
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A customer waits at the counter to purchase marijuana as others wait in line at Harborside, in Oakland. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A customer waits at the counter to purchase marijuana as others wait in line at Harborside, in Oakland. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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An employee hugs a customer as others wait in line at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

An employee hugs a customer as others wait in line at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

An employee hugs a customer as others wait in line at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A Harborside employee finds marijuana for a customer. 


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A Harborside employee finds marijuana for a customer. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A Harborside employee finds marijuana for a customer. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Employees behind the counter at Harborside. 

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Employees behind the counter at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Employees behind the counter at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Different strains of marijuana for sale at Harborside. 


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Different strains of marijuana for sale at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Different strains of marijuana for sale at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A couple poses behind a cardboard Instagram frame while waiting in line at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A couple poses behind a cardboard Instagram frame while waiting in line at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A couple poses behind a cardboard Instagram frame while waiting in line at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Employees prepare to open at Harborside on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana in California. 


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Employees prepare to open at Harborside on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana in California. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Employees prepare to open at Harborside on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana in California. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Steve DeAngelo (C) makes the first legal recreational marijuana sale to Henry Wykowski at Harborside, in Oakland. 


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Steve DeAngelo (C) makes the first legal recreational marijuana sale to Henry Wykowski at Harborside, in Oakland. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Steve DeAngelo (C) makes the first legal recreational marijuana sale to Henry Wykowski at Harborside, in Oakland. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Michael Sherman purchases marijuana at Harborside. 


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Michael Sherman purchases marijuana at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Michael Sherman purchases marijuana at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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A customer peers at different marijuana strains in a glass case at Harborside. 


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A customer peers at different marijuana strains in a glass case at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

A customer peers at different marijuana strains in a glass case at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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Marijuana for sale at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Marijuana for sale at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Marijuana for sale at Harborside. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
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