Washington’s controversial I 502 passed 55% to 45%. This initiative removes criminal and civil penalties associated with marijuana possession.  It also regulates pot production and distribution as well as subjects pot sales to a 25% tax.


The initiative took fire from some marijuana activists for its inclusion of a maximum threshold for THC blood concentration.


Washington voters have made their state at the forefront of marijuana law reform. Make no mistake, this is initiative effectively legalizes marijuana. Congratulations Washington!



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