D.C. Voters OK Pro-Pot Measure to Legalize Use

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D.C. is on course to legalizing marijuana, with early election results Tuesday showing voters overwhelmingly approving a measure to allow recreational use.

As of 11 p.m., the measure, Initiative 71, has been approved, 68-31 percent, with roughly 30 percent of precincts reporting.

If the initiative passes, citizens 21 and older will be permitted to possess as much as two ounces of marijuana and grow up to three marijuana plants in their homes.