Voters in several states have approved legal measures to decriminalize marijuana for the purpose of medical and recreational usage, according to election results. Check out the breakdown of the states where marijuana and other drugs will now be deemed legal.
Arizona: Proposition 207, which legalizes the use of recreational marijuana for adults over the age of 21, was approved by Arizona voters. Under the proposition, marijuana offenses may also be expunged, according to The New York Times.
Washington, D.C.: Voters approved Initiative 81, which effectively decriminalizes the use of “‘magic mushrooms’ and other organic psychedelic drugs,” reports Fox5DC. While the drugs have not been deemed completely legal, there have been recategorized as “the lowest level police enforcement priority.”
New Jersey: As the first state to legalize recreational marijuana in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, New Jersey passed its ballot measure with a 67% to 33% margin.
Montana: Voters in…