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D.C. voters overwhelmingly said "yes" to legalizing marijuana Tuesday. But members of Congress are already saying "not so fast."
The mayor-elect in the nation's capital says she won't allow an initiative legalizing marijuana to take effect until D.C. has a system in place to tax and regulate the drug.
Starting Wednesday, Oct. 1, possessing a small amount of marijuana will no longer be a crime.
It is an unintended consequence for the states that have legalized pot: More children showing up in emergency rooms. But it's not for smoking pot -- it's eating it.
In November, D.C. voters get to cast their ballots on the legalization of marijuana. And if local parents in the metro area are putting off that drug talk, experts say it's time to start.
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