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Pot measure’s passage won’t settle question

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SEATTLE — Washington joined Colorado in voting to become the first states to legalize and tax the sale of marijuana for recreational use, but people shouldn’t expect to be able to buy a bag of legitimate weed any time soon. Though Washington’s Initiative 502 decriminalizes the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana beginning Dec. 6, the state has a year to come up with rules governing the growing, processing and labeling of pot before sales to adults over 21 can begin.

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