Nearly four and a half decades after the late Peter Tosh first sang “Legalize it, don’t criticize it,” his daughter Niambe McIntosh became the first person to buy recreational pot legally in Boston.

“Of course: The sativa. We’re islanders; we’ve gotta have the sativa,” said McIntosh, who’d just done a little pirouette to celebrate the official opening of Pure Oasis in Dorchester, Boston’s first pot shop, referring to a type of marijuana.

McIntosh, an international cannabis activist who lives near the Grove Hall store, was first patron at Pure Oasis, which is also the first African-American-owned pot shop in the state.

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