Adam Eidinger, chairman of the D.C. Cannabis Campaign, puts up Initiative 71 posters in October. The measure to legalize possession of up to 2 ounces of marijuana was approved by a wide margin of local voters. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Volunteers with the DC Cannabis Campaign (left and center) talk to a voter on Election Day about the ballot initiative to legalize marijuana. The measure was approved, but its fate remains uncertain. Allison Shelley/Getty Images hide caption

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Samples of carrots cooked three ways are placed on a table for the kids at Walker-Jones Educational Campus, in Washington, D.C., to sample after they have finished lunch. The crowd favorite will later end up on the school lunch menu. Claire Eggers/NPR hide caption

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Early results showed more than a 2-1 lead for a measure to make recreational marijuana use legal in Washington, D.C. A sign promoting the initiative is seen on a corner in the Adams Morgan neighborhood Tuesday. Allison Shelley/Getty Images hide caption

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