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Pot culture in Vancouver: photo essay

Catherine Weller smokes from a glass bong at of Marc Emery's Cannabis Culture Headquarters (CCHQ). The famous headquarters has been open since 1994. The store has a wide range of bongs, pipes, rolling papers and other marijuana-related products.

Marijuana possession is illegal in Canada. But a VO photo series shows that not everyone follows the letter of the law.

All photos in this series are by Parisa Azadi.

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English Evans, manager of Vancity Bulldog Cafe, smokes a glass bong at the cafe on West Hastings.

Tayler Muskett smokes a marijuana cigarette at Marc Emery's Cannabis Culture headquarters vapour lounge. The vapour lounge is located above the store. For five dollars per hour, customers can rent a table with a vaporizer. 

Laura Perry (left) and Tayler Muskett (right) rent at the Marc Emery's Cannabis Culture headquarters vapour lounge.

They sell pipes, all shapes, sizes and colours at Cannabis Culture.

Tayler Muskett shows off a joint.

Laura Perry polishes off a marijuana joint.

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