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How the 2016 Election Became a Watershed for Weed

How the 2016 Election Became a Watershed for Weed

 | Nov. 8, 2016

The year of 2016 may go down as a watershed for weed, the election when legalization shifted from being an experiment in the American West to something primed for the mainstream.

Nine states voted on marijuana-related measures—four related to medical marijuana and five to recreational—and eight of them passed. The upshot is that more than half of the states in the U.S. now have comprehensive medical marijuana laws and roughly one fifth of the population lives in a place where adults 21 and older can legally consume weed for fun.

How the 2016 Election Became a Watershed for Weed






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