These States Could Legalize Marijuana Soon

Initiatives on ballots this November reflect growing bipartisan support for legal recreational pot.

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Voters in several states will decide in November whether to legalize recreational marijuana for adult use. If all the initiatives pass, nearly half of all states will allow their residents to legally use marijuana for recreational consumption.

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Sean Lengell
Associate Editor, The Kiplinger Letter

Sean Lengell covers Congress and government policy for The Kiplinger Letter. Before joining Kiplinger in January 2017 he served as a congressional reporter for eight years with the Washington Examiner and the Washington Times. He previously covered local news for the Tampa (Fla.) Tribune. A native of northern Illinois who spent much of his youth in St. Petersburg, Fla., he holds a bachelor's degree in English from Marquette University.