Snapshots: Who Waited In Line To Buy Marijuana, And Why
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First in line and first served was Deb Greene, who lined up at 3 p.m. Monday and spent the night outside the store. “It’s just so remarkable because my generation — we never thought we’d see this, ever,” Greene said. ";s:3:"uri
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"It's important that it's legal ... and I want to give them my money,” said Ryan Zutahi, who said he planned to smoke his purchase in a makeshift apple pipe in true Washingtonian form.";
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"They've taken all the fun out of [marijuana] by legalizing it," said Robby Bryant, who got in line at 9 a.m. Tuesday. “I'm here to get my last share.”";s:
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"It's a monumental moment," said Kyle Peterson, who didn't skip work to wait in line since his job is mapping medical and recreational marijuana stores for the website weedmaps.com.
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Elizabeth, Cloe and Kevin, who declined to give their last names, were on a road trip from Philadelphia when they walked by the store and decided to wait in line. "It was fate," Cloe said.
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"I've been here since 6 a.m. this morning," said medical marijuana patient Michael Merithew on Tuesday. "[Marijuana] is something that's helped my life. I am a great supporter of it.”";
Approximately two hundred people waited in line to buy weed at Cannabis City, the first recreational marijuana store to open in Seattle. So we asked them: Why wait in line?