Sledge Posted November 7, 2012 Report Share Posted November 7, 2012 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/marijuana-legalization-results_n_2074168.html#slide=1724752 Voters in three states are deciding whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Three other states are casting ballots on marijuana for medical use. Refresh this page for the latest results. Colorado Amendment 64 amends the state constitution to allow the personal use and sale of recreational marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol. Tax revenues go to school construction and the state's general fund. VOTES PERCENT Yes 1,233,306 54% No 1,033,639 46% 77% reporting Oregon Measure 80, endorsed by Willie Nelson, legalizes the personal use and sale of marijuana by adults. Tax proceeds go to the state's general fund and drug treatment. Yes 626,938 45% No 770,316 55% 73% reporting Washington Initiative 502 legalizes it — but only for people over the age of 21. And sorry green thumbs: personal cultivation without a license is still illegal. Yes 1,056,355 55% No 848,919 45% 51% reporting Massachusetts Question 3 follows the lead of neighboring Rhode Island, which has been bogarting all the medical marijuana in Narragansett Bay since 2006. Yes 1,747,041 63% No 1,010,238 37% 92% reporting Arkansas Issue 5 makes the state the first in the south to approve medical marijuana. For 496,425 49% Against 525,632 51% 95% reporting Montana Initiative 124 is a total buzzkill: it ratifies restrictions on medical marijuana that the state's legislature put in place in 2011. For 218,484 57% Against 166,410 43% 83% reporting Where Is Medical Marijuana Already Legal? Seventeen states have already legalized medical marijuana for ill patients. Any state that legalizes recreational marijuana use becomes the first to do so — a reflection of long running trends in public opinion toward more permissive attitudes. Share these results Facebook Twitter ALSO ON HUFFPOST: Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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