The law comes two decades after California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana.

So-called recreational pot is now legal for adults 21 and older. Individuals can grow up to six plants and possess as much as an ounce. Finding a retail outlet to buy non-medical pot in California won’t be easy, at least initially.

Only about 90 businesses received state licenses to open on New Year’s Day. They are concentrated in San Diego, Santa Cruz, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Palm Springs area.

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Brian Melley  ~ Associated Press via PBS.org

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