Marijuana advocate talks 'long, strange trip' of legalization and what to expect next

October 1, 2015 11:01 AM

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Allen St. Pierre went to work at NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, when the United States was in just-say-no-to-drugs mode.

That was a generation ago and California was years away from becoming the first state to legalize medical marijuana. On Thursday, recreational marijuana sales will begin in Oregon, the third state, after Colorado and Washington, to legalize party pot.

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