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U.S. Capitol after Christmas tree lighting ceremony, 2007. Image:  Office of Senator Patrick Leahy via Wikimedia Commons

WASHINGTON - Christmas is approaching fast and this is a big week for people to load up on gifts to place under their tree.

Since Initiative 71 became legal back in February, it means this is the first holiday season you can legally give marijuana as a present to people over the age of 21 in the District of Columbia.

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Amazon is developing a marijuana-themed family dramedy, starring Margaret Cho, Variety has learned.

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'Tis the season for partying - and what better time than the holidays to combine all the vices (sugar, booze, cream, and alcohol) into a tasting course of delicious, sinful beverages?

Rihanna sings during The Concert for Valor in Washington, D.C. in 2014. DoD News photo by EJ Hersom via Wikimedia Commons

Marijuana has only just recently become legal in parts of the US, but that’s not stopping some of the biggest names in music from getting into the business.

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No holiday table is complete without a nice, big meat roast, front and center. You could grace your table with a goose with golden-brown skin, a crispy brined turkey with truffle butter, or a pile of Cornish game hens wearing edible Santa hats. Or you could make some prime rib that truly embodies the holiday spirit.

Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson at the Headquarters of US Marine Corps, 2005. Image: Craig Sjodin via Wikimedia Commons

Jessica Contrera ~ Washington Post ~

If Ohio votes yes on marijuana legalization on Tuesday, the Cincinnati native and long-ago leading man of “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica” will automatically become one of the top weed kingpins in the Buckeye State.

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