SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — California voters passed a ballot measure to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, giving a big boost to the campaign to end the drug’s national prohibition.
A preliminary exit poll conducted for The Associated Press and television networks by Edison Research found Proposition 64 passing by a margin of 55 percent in favor of the proposition to 45 percent voting against.
This has been a long time in the making and heightens the development of the fledgling on-demand marijuana economy, especially here in SF/Bay Area. It seems like we're moving closer to a federal law that allows recreational marijuana sometime in the near future. These are the states that already allow it:
- District of Columbia