Measures to legalize marijuana are passed

Voters around the country passed ballot measures decriminalizing marijuana possession and approved regulatory taxes on the drug
The New York Times (US)
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

In Colorado, voters backed a heavy tax on recreational marijuana. The tax will pay for the cost of overseeing the state’s marijuana industry as well as school construction. Voters in three Michigan cities approved measures legalizing the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by adults on private property, following Detroit and Flint, which passed similar measures last year. (See also: Milestones in U.S. Marijuana Laws)