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Marijuana plants are pictured in a grow room during a tour at the Sea of Green Farms in Seattle, Washington June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Washington goes to pot? D.C. may vote on legal marijuana

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of legal marijuana in Washington on Monday delivered more than double the signatures needed to put the issue on a ballot, an initiative that could face congressional opposition.

Adam Eidinger, chairman of the DC Cannabis Campaign, said the group had collected about 57,000 signatures to put the measure on a Nov. 4 ballot in the U.S. capital, well over the 22,373 required by law.

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