Oregonians have voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults. Washington DC also voted in favor of a pot measure. Oregon’s new law goes into effect in July of next year.
Excited college students gathered on the sidewalk outside the Measure 91 victory party.
Inside medical marijuana patients mingled with lawyers, retired policemen, and pot activists.
"Yes" campaign director Anthony Johnson thanked his volunteers and the voters and called legalization a more humane approach to drug policy.