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Campaigners expressed confidence Friday that residents of the US capital will embrace an initiative to legalize the personal possession and home cultivation of marijuana when it is put to a vote next week. "I'm very confident it's going to pass," said Adam Eidinger, chairman of the DC Cannabis Campaign, which is spearheading the initiative. Colorado was the first US state to legalize marijuana, followed by Washington state, in both cases after voter initiatives. Florida voters are being asked to cast their ballots on whether their state should join 23 others that already permit doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to seriously ill patients.