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Weed Is Legal, But There’s No Buying Or Selling It?

By / 12.06.12

Marijuana is legal in Colorado and Washington. However, growing or selling it will still be prosecuted as a felony for now.

“A legal haze descends on Washington state pot smokers Thursday as possession of an ounce of marijuana by adults becomes legal, but growing and selling it remains a crime.

“Initiative 502, passed last month by Washington voters, legalized recreational marijuana use starting December 6, but it will take a year before there are rules for growing and selling it.

“It begs the question, if they can’t buy it through a medical marijuana shop, which only people with a prescription and medical marijuana license can, how do they get it?” Washington State Liquor Control Board spokesman Brian Smith said Wednesday.

Growing and selling marijuana will still be prosecuted as a felony, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg told CNN.

Read the full article at CNN.


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