Nine States and Localities Vote for More Sensible Drug Laws

Photo and caption by Jodie Emery: “Love seeing this headline! Old man in Seattle restaurant after marijuana legalization passes in Washington! Victory!”

From LEAP  What an incredible night! Nine victories for drug law reform all across the country! In case you missed it, here is a summary of results and links to the pages where they can be found for all marijuana measures appearing on the ballot last night.
 
Colorado Amendment 64: Marijuana legalization – Passed! http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/CO/43032/110893/en/summary.html#
 
Washington I-502: Marijuana legalization – Passed!
 
Oregon Measure 80: Marijuana legalization – Failed. http://www.oregonvotes.gov/results/2012G/645489344.html
 
Massachusetts Question 3: Medical marijuana – Passed!
 
Arkansas Issue 5: Medical marijuana – Failed.
 
Detroit, MI Proposal M: Decriminalization of adult marijuana possession – Passed!
 
Flint, MI City Code Amendment: Decriminalization of adult marijuana possession – Passed!
 
Ypsilanti, MI: Marijuana to be police’s lowest priority – Passed!
 
Grand Rapids, MI Proposal 2: Decriminalization of adult marijuana possession – Passed!
 
Kalamazoo, MI: Three medical marijuana dispensaries permitted in city – Passed!
 
Burlington, VT: Recommendation that marijuana should be legalized – Passed!
 
Montana: Referendum restricting medical marijuana likely to pass.

http://electionresults.sos.mt.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=BQ&map=CTY

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