Arizona and New Jersey Voters Legalize Marijuana as Oregon Decriminalizes Hard Drugs

HeadlineNov 04, 2020

In Arizona and New Jersey, voters have approved ballot measures legalizing the possession and use of recreational marijuana for adults aged 21 and up.

In Oregon, Measure 110 has passed, making Oregon the first state to decriminalize low-level drug possession, while legalizing the recreational use of psychedelic mushrooms. Oregon will use the savings from reduced prison time to fund crime prevention and addiction treatment programs. 

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