It Looks Like Pot Will Soon Be Legal in the Nation’s Capital, Maybe in Oregon Too (Alaska Is Iffier)

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Seven weeks before Election Day, a new Marist poll finds that 65 percent of voters in Washington, D.C., favor Initiative 71, which would make it legal for adults 21 or older to possess up to two ounces of marijuana and grow up to six plants at home. The survey, sponsored by The Washington Post and the local NBC station, found that just 33 percent of voters opposed the initiative, with 2 percent undecided. “Voters in the District of Columbia are poised to follow Colorado and Washington state into a closely watched experiment to legalize marijuana,” thePost concludes. “The results show an electorate unshaken—even emboldened — nine months after legal marijuana sales began in Colorado and six months after D.C. lawmakers stripped away jail time for possession, making it just a $25 offense.”

 

Full Article:

http://reason.com/blog/2014/09/19/it-looks-like-pot-will-soon-be-legal-in

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