High Times? Pot Advocates Test Federal Resolve
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Washington's measure allows anyone over 21 years of age to purchase up to an ounce of cannabis from a state-licensed provider. Some analysts project the move will generate up to $2 billion
in tax revenue over the next five years. Until the law takes effect, possession of less than 40 grams of the drug is considered a misdemeanor, punishable by a minimum mandatory sentence of 1 to 90 days.