|State of Washington|
One the same day that the American electorate awarded President Barack Obama with a second term, voters in the state of Washington approved a referendum allowing for the legal sales of recreational marijuana for the northwestern state.
Nearly two years later---Tuesday, July 8, 2014---legal recreational marijuana sales began in Washington.
AP: Legal Marijuana Sales for Recreational Use Begin in State of Washington
Seattle Times: November 6, 2012 Article on Voter Approval of the Marijuana Referendum
Seattle Times: Post Sales Legal in Washington, July 8, 2014
Seattle Times: Seattle Has its First Legal Recreational Weed Sales