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California map with cannabis leaf. Image via Wikimedia Commons
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Those for and against marijuana initiatives are gearing up to get their proposals on the ballot and voters could end up with many options in 2016.

Ohio state flag. Image via Wikimedia Commons
 
 
The television commercials, direct-mail ads, endorsements and debates are over: It’s time to decide whether marijuana will be legal in Ohio.

Colorado voters approved a statewide ballot measure Tuesday that gives state lawmakers permission to spend $66.1 million in taxes collected from the sale of recreational marijuana. Image: Aaron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post
Colorado voters Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a statewide ballot measure that gives state lawmakers permission, once again, to spend $66.1 million in taxes collected from the sale of recreational marijuana.

Patrons at a sports bar in Boulder watch the GOP Debate at the nearby University of Colorado campus. Image: WeedWorthy.com
 
Republican presidential candidates don't get pressed about marijuana at CNBC-hosted debate in Boulder.

A Responsible Ohio Sticker. AP Photo: John Minchillo

Ohio voters will decide on Tuesday whether to become the first U.S. Midwestern state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, although a rival ballot measure could kill the law before it takes effect.

Bernie Sanders in Littleton N.H. on August 24th, 2015. Image: Michael Vadon via Wikimedia Commons
 
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced Wednesday he supports removing marijuana from the federal government's list of outlawed drugs.

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