USA Update District of Columbia residents to vote on marijuana legalization

If the measure passes, D.C. will join the ranks of Colorado and Washington State in legalizing marijuana for recreational use – a move that has raised tax revenues but also increased the number of pot-related medical emergencies.

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Washington, D.C., voters will get the chance to weigh in on marijuana legalization at the polls this November. The D.C. Board of Elections unanimously voted Wednesday to include legalization of recreational marijuana on November ballots.