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Washington became the second state Tuesday to allow people to buy marijuana legally in the U.S. without a doctor’s note. People bought pot at 8 a.m. at Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis, one of two stores in the city north of Seattle that started selling marijuana as soon as it was allowed under state regulations.

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Julian Rodriguez, right, of Everson, Wash., holds his two-gram packet of recreational marijuana outside Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., on the first day of legal sales. At left is Tom Beckley, the owner of the store.

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Julian Rodriguez, of Everson, Wash., holds his two-gram packet of recreational marijuana outside Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., on the first day of legal sales in the state.

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Cale Holdsworth, of Abeline, Kan., pays for his purchase of recreational marijuana from sales clerk Ariane Brust, right, after being the first in line at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash. Holdsworth had been in line since 4:00 a.m.

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Cale Holdsworth, of Abeline, Kan., holds up his purchase after being the first in line to buy legal recreational marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash. Holdsworth had been in line since 4:00 a.m.

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Sam Pyle, left, inspects a "sniff jar" containing a sample of recreational marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., on the first day of legal sales in the state.

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A customer pays for his recreational marijuana purchase at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., on the first day of legal sales in the state.

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Brian Travino, a student at Western Washington University wears a Washington state flag, as he waits with other customers to purchase recreational marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., in the first half-hour of legal sales in the state.

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A customer, who declined to give his name, sniffs a strain of recreational marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash., during the first half-hour of legal sales in the states. Customers cannot be given samples, but are allowed to use "sniff jars" to help make their purchasing decisions.

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Bob Leeds, owner of Sea of Green Farms, right, has a laugh with farm director Phil Tobias, as they load packets of recreational marijuana into boxes, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Seattle, for delivery to a store in Bellingham, Wash. It was the first delivery for the company since retail licenses were issued by the state on Monday.

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Bob Leeds, owner of Sea of Green Farms, pours packets of recreational marijuana into boxes, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Seattle, for delivery to a store in Bellingham, Wash. It was the first delivery for the company since retail licenses were issued by the state on Monday.

Ted S. Warren/AP

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