Update: On Nov. 8, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada passed adult use and Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota passed medical marijuana Arizona voters fialed to pass adult use.
They were hoping to join Colorado, Washington State, Oregon and Alaska as adult-use marijuana states. The largest state in the U.S. and the world's sixth-largest economy, California voting to tax and regulate cannabis could set the wheels turning for many other states to do the same.
In June, Ohio became the 26th state to legalize MMJ when Gov. Kasich signed legislation sent to him.