Better late than never: Today, Washington launched limited recreational marijuana sales for adults age 21 and over, just over six months after Colorado did likewise. And naturally, Twitter Nation wanted to talk about it.
Look below to see the twenty most memorable tweets we found, with authors ranging from a high-profile celebrity to just plain folks.
— Rob Douglas (@RobDouglas3) July 8, 2014
Lines for legal pot in Washington 2day reminiscent of long lines for coveted Grateful Dead tickets in '77 / orch tix just $7.50 back then
— Adam Shell (@adamshell) July 8, 2014
How long until the government starts putting chemicals in to legal pot to make the stoners even more dumb and out of touch? #Washington
— Landon Boghound (@TheLando618) July 8, 2014
Marijuana shortages expected in Washington Cannabis City opens at High Noon. Good day to watch soccer.
— SunbeamsAreFree (@JackDeTate) July 8, 2014
Pot is officially on sale in Washington so get ready for lost brain cells, driving while high and a run on nachos at 7-11
— Devon H8 (@hikerdevon) July 8, 2014
Shout out to the man wearing the Seahawks shirt while being interviewed on CNN about legal pot sales in Washington!#GoHawks
— Corey✈️ (@_HAwKouT) July 8, 2014
Washington State starts selling pot....thats too far...i wish it was IN or KY
— J Tucker (@HoosierGang812) July 8, 2014
CBSA Statement warns Canadians buying legal pot in Washington State: "it's still a crime to transport it across the border" #cdnpoli
— Richard Madan (@RichardMadan) July 8, 2014
— Robert DeNiro (@BobTribecaFilms) July 8, 2014
they opening the first marijuana store in Washington state, progress lol
— Shanklin (@ald_on) July 8, 2014
TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY YOU CAN LEGALLY BUY RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA IN WASHINGTON but i'm still just gonna smoke the same illegal ass weed
— 1312 (@PascalFoley) July 8, 2014
'You can't be Bob Marley without smokin' the weed, man.' Washington(not DC) becomes 2nd U.S state to legalize marijuana.
— Frank K.B. Bruce (@kwasireports) July 8, 2014
Wow, Washington State can now legally sell marijuana. Who's moving to Washington now? Lol.
— Sidnie (@Sid_Chris) July 8, 2014
"@realZacky_D: Well today's first day legal Marijuana in Washington can't wait to be writing a tweet like this about louisiana.."
— KB (@kbeezyy_) July 8, 2014
Congratulations to Washington state! Today the marijuana shops open their doors! #congrats
— Phil Espizito (@FLANNO92) July 8, 2014
Today you can walk into a store and buy marijuana in #Seattle.
— Natasha Jarmick (@NatashaJarmick) July 8, 2014
— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) July 8, 2014
— Alec E (@AlecBioTrackTHC) July 8, 2014
A heroic dose of edibles still equals paranoia in Seattle. #stoned
— Ian Kennedy (@iankennedy69) July 8, 2014
— High Above Seattle (@highseattle) July 8, 2014
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