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Where marijuana is on the ballot today

November 6, 2018
FILE – In this June 28, 2017, file photo, Alessandro Cesario, the director of cultivation, works with marijuana plants at the Desert Grown Farms cultivation facility in Las Vegas. A marijuana trade group says pot production, processing and sales could be a billion-dollar industry in Nevada by 2024. That's a key finding in an economic analysis being released Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, by the Nevada Dispensary Association. It projects that pot-friendly policies in tourist-oriented Las Vegas and Reno could make Nevada one of the nation's largest marijuana marketplaces. State officials have reported almost $530 million in pot sales since July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Christopher Ingraham, WASHINGTON POST

It has been a big year for marijuana policy in North America. Mexico’s supreme court overturned pot prohibition last week, while Canada’s recreational marijuana market officially opened its doors in October.

Stateside, recreational marijuana use became legal in Vermont on July 1, Oklahoma voters approved one of the country’s most progressive medical marijuana bills in June, the New York Department of Health officially recommended legalization to the governor and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands legalized recreational use.

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