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Michael Dare, a medical marijuana user, smokes a pip full of bud at a public consumption of marijuana at the Seattle Center on December 6, 2012 in Seattle. Despite the new law's ban on public marijuana use which is subject to a fine of about $50.00 many showed up for the smoke in. In November Washington jumped into history becoming the first state along with Colorado to reject federal drug-control policy and legalize recreational marijuana use. ©2012. Jim Bryant Photo. All Rights Reserved.