Weed wins the midterms

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FILE – In this June 17, 2015, file photo, marijuana plants grow at LifeLine Labs in Cottage Grove, Minn. Backers of legalizing marijuana in North Dakota have high hopes voters will approve the drug just two years after they said yes to medicinal use. But they may be in for a bummer, since deep-pocketed outside […]

Tuesday was a big night for pot. Several states have now been added to the growing list of places with legal marijuana. 

Michigan voters approved a measure permitting people over 21-years-old to smoke marijuana. The measure also reverts current marijuana-related violations from crimes to civil infractions.

Missouri had three marijuana measures on the ballot. Amendment two passed — which allows doctors to prescribe medical cannabis to patients. Utah voters also gave the nod to medical marijuana

North Dakota proved to be the only state where legal weed met a roadblock. A ballot measure which would have allowed residents to grow, consume and possess marijuana in unlimited amounts ultimately failed at the ballot box.

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