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Fox sitcom about marijuana legalization in the works

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Colorado residents, this one is for you.

Fox is developing a sitcom, The Happy Tree, based around the legalization of marijuana, Deadline reports. The show, from former Entourage and How To Make It In America executive producers Rob Weiss, Mark Wahlberg, and Steve Levinson, centers on a young corporate attorney who relocates to Venice Beach, Calif. and finds himself the voice for the “legalize it” movement, per Deadline.

Getting high is fertile ground for comedy, and it’s no surprise that after the election a few weeks ago — where Colorado and Washington State voted to allow legal marijuana use — that a sitcom deal would spring up. Fox had not responded to requests for comment at time of publication.

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