Will Marijuana Legalization Survive a Trump Presidency?

Trump's impending presidency has left marijuana advocates with fingers crossed on one hand, with the other ready to flush the toilet at a moment’s notice.

The 28 states (and Washington DC) who have legalized medicinal marijuana, as of November 2016. Seven states now allow recreational marijuana use.

In the wake of the election results numerous ballot measures went mostly unnoticed as an onslaught of dismay and joy erupted across the nation. Here in California we decided to not abolish the death penalty (but to reform the system), hike taxes on tobacco products, ban single-use plastic and paper bags, and quadruple the number of Americans that have access to marijuana.

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