Marijuana legalization: Oregon Measure 80 fails; Washington, Colorado pass

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This Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 photo shows a marijuana plant at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle. Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops. Supporters of Initiative 502 say allowing recreational pot sales could make drug laws a little more reasonable, prevent thousands of arrests a year, and bring Washington hundreds of millions of dollars to help pay for schools, health care and basic government services. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)