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Alaska is about to become the first state to have pot cafes where people can buy and consume marijuana, similar to Amsterdam. Right now, that's not legal in other states that have recreational marijuana.

Brothers James and Giono Barrett, who own a marijuana business, Rainforest Farms, in Juneau, also plan to produce a line of chocolate bars infused with pot.

They'll be an alternative to the sugary, processed edibles Giono says he has eaten recently in Colorado.

"Man, when I was down there there was just a lot of products I didn't want to put in my body at all — not because of the cannabis," he says.

"I actually got sick off one of them. I got nauseous."

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Elizabeth Jenkins ~ NPR.org ~

 

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