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A Bunch Of States Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana

That brings the grand total to eight states that allow recreational weed.

By Kate Grumke | November 11, 2016

Recreational weed in the U.S. just went from this ... to this. (See video for full map.)

Eight states now have legal recreational marijuana: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada, as well as Washington, D.C.

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Of those, Nevada, California, Massachusetts and Maine are the newest to approve the drug for recreational use. Maine made the call days after the election in a race that was so close, opposition groups are calling for a recount.

And four states expanded medical access: North Dakota, Arkansas, Florida and Montana.

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