USA D.C. marijuana vote: Will GOP Congress undo legalization?

D.C. votes to legalize recreational marijuana, but the last word rests with the now-more-conservative Congress, which reviews all legislation passed by the District.

By , Staff Writer

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Washington, D.C., voters gave a thumbs up to legal recreational marijuana in Tuesday’s midterm election. But before residents can legally light up, the new Republican-led Congress, as well as President Obama, will have to say either, “Go for it,” or, “Sorry, dude.”