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Cannabis Legalization Initiative Approved in South Portland, Maine

Voters in South Portland, Maine have voted to approve an initiative which legalizes recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older. Once it takes effect, the initiative, put forth by Citizens for a Safer Maine, will legalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis. The initiative was approved with around 55% of the vote.

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Cannabis Legalization Initiative Placed on November Ballot in Lewiston, Maine

The Lewiston City Council has voted unanimously to put an initiative to legalize cannabis on this November’s ballot. The Council was forced to vote on the issue after the group Citizens for a Safer Maine collected more than enough signatures to put their initiative to a vote, giving the Council the option of either passing …

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Enough Signatures Submitted to Put Cannabis Legalization to a Vote in York

Activists in York, Maine submitted over 900 signatures yesterday to put their proposal to legalize cannabis to a vote, more than the 640 required. Once the city verifies that enough of the 900-plus signatures are valid (from registered York voters), the proposal will be sent to the City Council, which can either pass it into …

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South Portland, Maine City Council Places Cannabis Decriminalization Initiative on November Ballot

The South Portland, Maine City Council has voted unanimously to place an initiative to legalize cannabis on this November 4th’s ballot. Recently activists submitted more than enough signatures to put their legalization proposal in front of the City Council, which had the option of passing the measure into law, or sending it to a vote …

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South Portland, Maine City Council Votes Unanimously on Initiative to Legalize Cannabis

Recently activists in South Portland, Maine submitted enough signatures to put their proposal to legalize cannabis in front of the City Council, which has the option of passing the measure into law, or sending it to a vote of the people this November. Last week the Council moved the bill forward with a unanimous vote, …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis in South Portland, Maine, to be on November Ballot

South Portland has certified an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in the city after verifying that at least 959 of the over 1,500 signatures submitted were valid (from registered South Portland voters). The proposal will now be discussed by the City Council (on August 4th), who can either approve the bill directly into law, or …

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Signatures Submitted to Put Cannabis Legalization to a November Vote in South Portland, Maine

Citizens for a Safer Maine has submitted over 1,500 signatures to place their initiative to legalize cannabis on this November’s ballot in South Portland, well more than the required 959 signatures. The city’s clerk now has 20 days to certify the petition. “Our goal is to get people talking about marijuana and the benefits of …

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