Up until recent marijuana has been a very conservative topic among the public. However, more countries are passing legislation to legalize it for medical and recreational use or to decriminalize it. More than 20 US states have legalized marijuana in one way or another but only five of them have regulated the substance for recreational use.
Astoria, Oregon, a small town caressed by the tides of the Pacific Ocean, sits at the mouth of the Columbia River. This Pacific Northwest gem is notable for its romantic scenery and beloved Megler Bridge. Just like in the rest of the Northwest, cannabis has spread its contagious energy into the roots of this town. In the shop windows of downtown Astoria a brightly-colored poster exclaims: What’s Legal?