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2016 Marijuana Ballot Items – What Passed, What Didn’t

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legalization-results-finalNov. 8 was a big day for weed, nation-wide. Only one item didn’t pass, but with such a narrow margin, expect Arizonans to big it back next election.

Tuesday night’s Recreational marijuana initiatives:

 

CALIFORNIA

Proposition 64: Legalizes marijuana for use by adults 21 and over

YES: 56%

4,952,476

NO: 44%

3,920,303

 

MASSACHUSETS

Question 4: Allows the possession, use, distribution, and cultivation of limited amounts of marijuana by persons age 21 and older

YES

54%

1,745,394

NO

46%

1,511,747
NEVADA

Question 2: Legalizes marijuana for persons over 21 years old, subject to state regulation and taxation

YES

54%

602,400

NO

46%

503,615

 

Maine

(Likely to pass – 96% reporting)

Question 1: Legalizes marijuana for persons over 21 years old, subject to state regulation and taxation

YES

50%

371,593

NO

50%

367,690

 

ARIZONA (Did NOT pass)
Proposition 205: Would have legalized the private use, possession, and manufacture of limited amounts of marijuana

YES

48%

900,814

NO

52%

981,948
MEDICAL: Approved medical marijuana initiatives, Tuesday Nov.8, 2016

FLORIDA

Amendment 2:Allows medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating medical conditions as determined by a doctor

YES

71%

6,496,157

NO

29%

2,616,128

 

NORTH DAKOTA

Measure 5: Allows the use of medical marijuana for defined medical conditions

YES

64%

215,241

NO

36%

122,410

ARKANSAS

Issue 6: Legalizes medical marijuana, administered under the Medical Marijuana Commission, for 17 medical conditions

YES

53%

581,259

NO
47%

511,977
MONTANA

Initiative 182: Allows medical marijuana to be prescribed for chronic pain and PTSD, and repeals the three patient limit for providers

YES

57%

263,622

NO

43%

199,169

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