DALLAS, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, voters in California, Massachusetts, and Nevada said "yes" to recreational marijuana initiatives. However, Arizona voted down its initiative. As of Thursday morning, Maine Question 1 is still too close to call, with a "yes" vote leading 50.2% to 49.8% with 98% reporting. 1 California Proposition 64 will legalize marijuana usage for adults 21 years or older. Proposition 64 provides for state agency regulation and licensing of the industry. Local jurisdictions will be allowed to regulate and tax marijuana with certain restrictions. Retail sales of marijuana will be subject to a state excise tax of 15% on retail sales of marijuana. Further, it will create a state cultivation tax on marijuana of $9.25 per ounce of flowers and $2.75 per ounce of leaves. Medical marijuana will be exempt from some taxation provisions. Massachusetts Ballot Question 4 will allow the possession, use, distribution, and cultivation of certain amounts of marijuana by persons age 21 and older and would remove criminal penalties for such activities. It provides for the regulation of commerce in marijuana, marijuana accessories, and marijuana products and for the taxation of proceeds from sales of these items. Retail sales of marijuana and marijuana products will be subject to the state sales tax and an additional excise tax of 3.75%. Further, cities or towns could impose a separate tax of up to 2%. The proposed law will take effect on December 15, 2016. Nevada Ballot Question 2 will allow persons 21 years old or older, to purchase, cultivate, possess, or consume certain amounts of marijuana, as well as concentrated marijuana. Further, such persons will be able to manufacture, possess, use, transport, purchase, distribute, or sell marijuana paraphernalia. The law also provides for the regulation and licensing of the marijuana industry. Wholesale sales of marijuana will be subject to an excise tax of 15%.