On a high: Outside Lands opens in San Francisco with legal pot

Grass was more than underfoot on the first day of Outside Lands.

San Francisco gave the go-ahead for cannabis sales at the city’s largest summer music festival less than 48 hours before the event’s start on Friday.

And people were lighting up.

The festival’s marijuana-themed exhibit, known as Grass Lands, is tucked in a wooded area at the southern edge of Golden Gate Park. It features two dozen vendors — selling goods like vaporizers, pot-infused mints and pre-rolled joints — as well as three separate areas for smoking and vaping.

Brooklyn Wright, whose wife was performing at a small stage inside a consumption area later in the day, sat at a picnic table early Friday, sculpting a carrot and apple into a homemade bong. One of the vendors, Flow Kana, is hosting a contest for transforming fruits and vegetables into paraphernalia.

Wright came looking to indulge. “If I got to make a bong

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