Article Photos: Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses 8/24

In this photo taken Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Stevie Askew, a worker at Sea of Green Farms, packs recreational marijuana into blunts that will be sold in stores when legal recreational pot sales begin Tuesday, July 8, in Washington state. The grower, the first business licensed to grow recreational marijuana in Washington state, worked all weekend to have supplies ready for stores that were expected to be granted sale licenses on Monday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)