The West Linn wedding of John Elledge and Whitney Alexander featured a marijuana bar. Image: Jessica Hill Photography via KGW.com
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WEST LINN, Ore. -- The legalization of pot in Oregon has couples considering weed bars at their weddings.

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Yongsan e-sports stadium in South Korea. Image via Wikimedia Commons

Players can still get high before and after the event, though.

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Chef Coreen Carroll, right, and fiance Ryan Bush host their Canaisseur series dinner pop-up, which pairs gourmet courses with marijuana. Photo by Albert Law. www.porkbellystudio.com
 
At chef Coreen Carroll’s latest pop-up dinner series, people may ask you to “pass the weed,” and no one will think it’s strange.

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Christopher Carr broadcasts The Cannabis Connection live at KSCO 1080 AM on Friday nights. (Shmuel Thaler -- Santa Cruz Sentinel)
 
Cannabis industry insider starts a radio talk show meant to demystify misconceptions about marijuana.

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Former Eugene TV anchor, reporter and producer, Cyd Maurer posted a video on her website askmeaboutmarijuana.com after she was fired from KEZI. (Image courtesy of Cyd Maurer)
 
The morning weekend anchor at Eugene's ABC affiliate says she was fired in late May after testing positive for marijuana.

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It almost was, until it wasn’t: The first recreational marijuana TV ad ever got pulled from its slotted schedule last night amid legal concerns.

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Spot will be aired late Monday during ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on ABC Denver affiliate.

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Marijuana Buds/Photo: WeedWorthy.com
 
It’s been five months since marijuana was legalized in D.C., and now there’s a public opportunity to show off, if you’ve been letting that liberty take root.

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Love Erchul, left, and Polly Bates, right, dance together at The Oregon Country Fair in 2013. Brittany Greeson/ The Oregonian

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Recreational marijuana may now be legal in Oregon, but it’s still forbidden at the state’s famous festival.

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Philly activist N.A. Poe and some fellow pot proponents borrowed a page from the Whitney Houston songbook. Screenshot/ Youtube

Here’s what happens when you combine cannabis and a drag queen with an outspoken marijuana activist.

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Image of  Marc Paskin, who goes by the name Gary Ganja, on the air in the Smokin 94.1 studio in Denver. Credit Matthew Staver for The New York Times
 
A look at Colorado’s only pot-themed FM radio station, which made its debut June 1
 
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Former President Bill Clinton made a marijuana-related joke during a Clinton Global Initiative event on Wednesday with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

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The number of companies looking to cash in on marijuana is growing, including some with celebrity backers, like Melissa Etheridge, reports CBS News correspondent Gigi Stone Woods.

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Scientists have discovered a tribe of modern-day hunter gatherers smoked cannabis to ward off parasites - suggesting ancient humans may also have had a taste for the high life.

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Image of the book cover for Sweet Mary Jane: 75 Delicious Cannabis-Infused High-End Desserts
 
A mini-boom of pot-related magazines, cookbooks, growers’ manuals and other publications has sprung up  alongside marijuana legalization. Here is a sample for those seeking to grow, bake, sell or learn about cannabis…

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