Legal pot shop opens in Spokane

July 9, 2014 1:22 p.m.  •  1 comment

Hundreds of people lined up to buy recreational marijuana, July 8, 2014, in Spokane as Washington became the second state to legalize pot.

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Crystal Perez gets a peek inside the Spokane Green Leaf store before opening the doors to sell pot to the public, July 8, 2014, in Spokane, Washington. Crowds were lined up, some over night to be among the first in line to legally purchase marijuana for the first time on Tuesday.

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Hundreds of customers line up around the building at Spokane Green Leaf on Country Homes Boulevard in Spokane, July 8, 2014, to legally purchase pot for the first time in the State of Washington.

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Mike Boyer shouts to the crowd “What are we here for? Marijuana! When do we want it? Now!” Boyd was the first to in line to legally purchase pot at Spokane Green Leaf on Country Homes Boulevard. Hundreds were lined up as sales in Washington began on Tuesday July 8, 2014. Brock Baker, left, was the 3rd in line.

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Writing in the back of a car window proclaims July 8, 2014, as a historical day. The sale of marijuana in the State of Washington became legal.

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Legal pot is sold in bags of 2 or 4 grams for $50 or $100 dollars at Spokane Green Leaf.

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Chad Walsh, customer service representative for Spokane Green Leaf, shows off packaged pot legally for sale in the State of Washington, July, 8, 2014, in Spokane, Washington.

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Mike Boyer turns to the crowd outside, showing off the 4 grams of marijuana he bought as the first in line to legally purchase marijuana at Spokane Green Leaf, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Spokane, Wash. Twenty months after voters legalized recreational cannabis for adults over 21, Washington state’s first few licensed pot shops opened for business Tuesday, catering to hundreds of customers who lined up outside, thrilled to be part of the historic moment.

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Mike Boyer races through the crowd showing off his 4 grams of pot he bought as the first in line to legally purchase marijuana at Spokane Green Leaf on Country Homes Boulevard. Hundreds were lined up as sales in Washington began on Tuesday July 8, 2014.

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Brock Baker shows off his tee shirt and 2 grams of pot he legally purchased at Spokane Green Leaf, July 8, 2014, in Spokane, Washington.

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