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Oregon voters approve recreational use of marijuana

Oregon-Voters in the state of Oregon have approved the recreational use of marijuana.

Voters approved the measure by 11 percent Tuesday. Measure 91, legalized the use of cannabis for people 21 years of age or older. Adults that age will be able to have over eight ounces of dried 'bud' and grow up to four plants.

The tax revenue generated will go toward supporting schools, law enforcement and drug treatment programs.

The law goes into affect December 4, but residents will not be able to possess or grow marijuana until next year.