On Election Day, states went high: voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Maine's results are still listed as "too close to call," but those voting "yes" are in the lead.
Governor John Kasich has signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio. Effective September 6th, physicians in the state may recommend the use of medical marijuana for individuals suffering from more than 20 different serious medical conditions.
However, the new law does not permit smoking the drug for any reason.
The Supreme Court has ruled that a police officer demoted because his employer mistakenly believed he was campaigning for the mayor's political opponent may sue the City of Paterson, New Jersey for damages.
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