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  • legalized pot magic mushrooms and the minimum wage were among the other measures that American voters decided on across the country.

  • On Tuesday, more than 100 ballot questions were put to voters in 32 states and the District of Columbia.

  • These are the highlights, starting with drug legalization.

  • Voters in New Jersey and Arizona opted the green light marijuana for recreational use.

  • It's also being considered for medical use by Montana, South Dakota and Mississippi.

  • Then there's psilocybin, Ah, hallucinogen.

  • Best known in its raw form as so called magic mushrooms.

  • It was approved by Oregon voters for therapeutic use.

  • Research has shown benefits of the drug for treating various mental health conditions.

  • In Colorado, Proposition 1 15 sought to ban late term abortions except those needed to save the life of the mother.

  • But voters rejected that measure.

  • Florida approved a measure to amend the state Constitution on its minimum wage.

  • It's hourly rate of $8.56 will be massively hiked to $15 an hour, but not until 2026 on Finally, California voted on the future of the gig.

  • Economy state often leads the country in ballot measures, sometimes triggering national trends.

  • This time, it voted to overturn a state labor law allowing rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft, the classified drivers as independent contractors rather than employees.

  • It marks the culmination of years of legal and legislative battling.

  • It was the most expensive ballot contest in the state's history.

legalized pot magic mushrooms and the minimum wage were among the other measures that American voters decided on across the country.

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Pot, shrooms, gig workers: the other ballot issues

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/04
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