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Photos: Alaska board OKs marijuana use in retail pot shops

The Marijuana Control Board voted to allow consumption of marijuana at retail stores, which, if approved by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, would make Alaska the first state to permit a regulated area for marijuana consumption outside of a person's home or other private spaces.

The change allows for people to buy marijuana at a retail store and consume it in a designated area on the premises.

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