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Adam Eidinger (at right, in hat), a leader of DC Cannabis Coalition, and other volunteers roll marijuana joints they plan to hand out for free on Inauguration Day. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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From Glitter To Free Joints, Trump Protesters Plan To Get Their Message Out

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The highly rated variety of medical marijuana known as "Blue Dream" was displayed among other strains at a cannabis farmers market in Los Angeles in 2014. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Marijuana's Health Effects? Top Scientists Weigh In

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Marijuana grows in the home of two medical marijuana patients in Medford, Ore. Jeff Barnard/AP hide caption

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How The 'Cannabis Catch-22' Keeps Marijuana Classified As A Harmful Drug

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Kurt Britz checks a driver's license at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on Jan. 1, 2014, the first day recreational marijuana sales were legal in Colorado. Possession remains illegal for those under 21 years old, and statistics show a widening racial gap in arrests for those offenses. Theo Stroomer/Getty Images hide caption

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As Adults Legally Smoke Pot In Colorado, More Minority Kids Arrested For It

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More Washington Drivers Use Pot And Drive; Effect On Safety Disputed

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Leaders of the Alaska Cannabis Club share a joint at their medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage. On Tuesday, Alaska became the third state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Mark Thiessen/AP hide caption

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Customers browse the pot products at Cannabis City in Seattle. In Washington, the 2012 initiative to legalize pot was sold as a way to decrease expenses for local governments. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Cities Argue For a Bigger Share Of Pot Tax Revenue

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Deuel County Sheriff Adam Hayward shows off a container of confiscated marijuana in Chappell, Neb., in July. Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Nebraska Says Colorado Pot Isn't Staying Across The Border

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Officials in Aspen have put out a brochure on how to use marijuana safely and legally. Marci Krivonen hide caption

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Getting High Safely: Aspen Launches Marijuana Education Campaign

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Nebraska and Oklahoma say Colorado's marijuana law is unconstitutional, in a challenge to the law in the Supreme Court. Earlier this month, visitors from Texas smell marijuana at the Breckenridge Cannabis Club. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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