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What Happens When Recreational Marijuana Is Legal, But Unavailable?

Nine states and Washington, D.C. have now legalized recreational marijuana. But three of those nine states, along with the district, have no recreational pot shops.

In Massachusetts, a voter referendum called for legal sales of marijuana to start in January. That was pushed to July 1. But still, no stores yet.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Kamani Jefferson, president of the Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council, a group that advocates for marijuana consumers.

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