US state legalises recreational marijuana

abc_australiaTONY EASTLEY: In the US, Washington State has become the first in the country to legalise the recreational use of marijuana.

A similar law will come into effect in Colorado within weeks.

But there are a few catches.

It will still be a crime to sell, cultivate or even share marijuana and universities and workplaces can still ban it.

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