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Maine Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Officially Placed on November Ballot as Question 1

A Maine initiative that would legalize the recreational use of cannabis for everyone 21 and older has been officially placed on this November’s election ballot as Question 1, according to Secretary of State Matt Dunlap According to Dunlap, the following is the exact questioning that will appear on the ballot this November 8th; “Do you …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Placed on November Ballot in Maine

Maine officials on Wednesday announced that an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older has officially qualified for this year’s general election ballot, meaning it will be voted on this November. “This November, Maine voters will have the opportunity to adopt a more sensible marijuana policy”, says David Boyer, Campaign Manager for …

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Enough Signatures Collected in Maine to Put Cannabis Legalization to a Vote

The Maine Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol will submit more than 100,000 signatures to state officials on Monday in support of a ballot initiative to end cannabis prohibition. The campaign needs to submit 61,123 valid signatures from registered Maine voters to qualify for the November ballot. State Representative Diane Russell will join the campaign …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis in Maine Receives Approval from State, Petition Drive Begins Thursday

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has received approval from the state to begin collecting signatures on its initiative to legalize cannabis in Maine. The group plans to kick off its petition drive Thursday at a news conference with campaign staff and volunteers. “We’re excited to get out there and start talking to voters …

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Maine: Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Announced

The political action committee Legalize Maine plans to unveil an initiative to legalize cannabis on Wednesday, with the hopes of putting the proposal to a vote in 2016. “I’ve seen the benefits of the marijuana economy, both the medical and underground market, on Maine’s rural economy, and it’s time to transition to a regulated, legal …

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Enough Signatures Collected to Put Cannabis Legalization to a Vote in Lewiston, Maine

Advocates have collected more than the required signatures to put an initiative to legalize cannabis to a vote of the people this November in Lewiston, Maine, according to David Boyer, Maine Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Project. According to Boyer, all but 66 of the 859 signatures required have been validated, with the group …

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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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