Oregon Voters Legalize Recreational Pot

A measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon has passed, according to KGW news partner The Oregonian.

Polls showed Measure 91 was extremely close heading into Election Day. The race was called just before 8:30 p.m.

Opinions on the measure varied by age. The measure had support from 56 percent of voters under age 35, but only 30 percent support from voters older than 65, polls showed.

Under the measure, Oregonians 21 and older will be able to possess and smoke marijuana starting July 1 of 2015.

Check the results of all local and national results here

Adults can carry up to one ounce legally, and have up to eight ounces at home, per household. Each household can grow up to four plants at a time for personal use.

– Read the entire article at King5.

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