They declared themselves the winners and said they were getting ready to work with the state to implement a legal marijuana program.
"Most voters do not think otherwise law-abiding citizens should be criminalized for using a product that is much safer than alcohol", says Rob Kampia, executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project.
Rapper and weed enthusiast Snoop Dogg took to social media to express his feelings on the new laws.
Florida voted to approve the use of medical Marijuana.
California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada voters approved recreational legalization.
Canada's marijuana industry could benefit after at least six states representing twice the population of Canada voted in favour of legalizing the drug, either recreationally or medically.
Finally, the state of Maine's results were put on hold due to the fact that the ballot results were far too close to be able to reach a conclusion. His most likely appointees to senior law enforcement positions - Rudy Giuliani and Chris Christie - are no friends of marijuana reform, nor is his vice president.
California could be the game changer for marijuana policy in the USA, as the state recently overtook the United Kingdom by having the fifth largest economy in the world.
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Florida: Passed medical marijuana, which guarantees residents the right to use marijuana to treat various diseases and ailments. Four more states expanded access to medical marijuana.
As many as nine states voted to legalize recreational or medical marijuana on November 8, and a whopping seven of those states just legalized marijuana in some form. Now, not only did the U.S. Presidential elections is done but also marijuana has its election and got the biggest win.
In California, which with 38 million people will soon become the largest legal marijuana market in the USA, legalization passed with 56% of the vote.
ME residents are still waiting to find out whether marijuana will become legal in their state. The overwhelming support for the initiative, coming out to more than 63%, marks a landslide victory for the legislation.
"The Department of Consumer Affairs is in the early stages of establishing the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation and is not issuing licenses at this time", according to the California government website.
California, with almost 40 million residents, was among them.
It was estimated that in Colorado, in 2014, a third of sales were to people from outside the state.