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Washington pot shops open

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Spokane, WA (KHQ) - People in Washington State can now legally purchase recreational marijuana.

The first stores to receive state licenses were notified Monday and opened to long lines Tuesday morning.

Some waited for hours in 90 degree heat for a chance to legally purchase marijuana for the first time.

This comes almost two years after voters approved the legalization of marijuana for adults over the age of 21.

Washington is the second state to permit the legal sale of recreational marijuana, following Colorado.

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