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

Jamie Hale ~ OregonLive.com ~

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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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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"Good morning! Thank you so much for tuning into K-HIGH, your weed station!"

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Ryan Gajewski ~ Hollywood Reporter
 
Morgan Freeman doesn't understand why marijuana isn't legal.

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In 1977, just two days after spending several hours in a Bahamian jail on a marijuana-possession charge... 

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Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~
 
Melissa Etheridge is equal parts musician and activist, and in recent years the singer-songwriter’s activism has expanded to include marijuana legalization.

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Perezhilton.com ~
 
Miley Cyrus must have one heck of a sweet tooth with all that candy she's buying!

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NEIL GENZLINGER ~ The New York Times ~
 
The world seems to be adjusting to legalized marijuana, but can it adjust to Kumar as a statistics-wielding socio-scientific analyst?

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Chris Macias ~ Sacramento Bee ~
 
Marijuana. It’s what’s for dinner.

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