Listen to The Cannabis Report on iHeartRadio

The Cannabis Report

(NEWSER) – Marijuana legalization advocates are on a roll: Ballot measures loosening pot laws have passed in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, DC. The DC law—which could still be blocked by Congress—will allow residents and visitors to grow and possess marijuana but not sell it, reports the Washington Post, while the measures in Oregon and Alaska allow it to be sold in stores for recreational use, as in Washington state and Colorado.

At a victory party in Portland, a prominent legalization advocate hailed the end of a "painful, discriminatory, harmful policy that has terrible consequences for our state," the Oregonian reports.

Meanwhile, Guam voted last night to legalize medical marijuana, reports the Post.

In other ballot measures rounded up by the AP: Minimum wage: Voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota approved minimum wage increases.

Photo: Getty Images

Read the full story on