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Maine Governor Vetoes Bill to Establish Legal Marijuana System

Legislation that would have allowed for the implemenation of a marijuana legalization law passed by voters in 2016 has been vetoed by Maine Governor Paul LePage. Governor LePage’s veto is the second time he’s vetoed legislation that would have established a regulated system for legal marijuana cultivation and sales. In his veto letter for LD …

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“Reefer Makes Darkies Think They’re as Good as White Men”

“Reefer Makes Darkies Think They’re as Good as White Men”. Above is an actual, non-altered quote from Harry J. Anslinger, who was a government official for decades. Anslinger’s successful crusade against cannabis in the 1930s makes him easily the top reason cannabis was made illegal; a policy that obviously stands to this day. “There are …

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Maine Governor Says Out of State Drug Dealers are Impregnating ‘Young White’ Girls

Maine Governor Paul LePage is drawing outrage over racist remarks he made recently about out of state drug dealers, “…with the name D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty” impregnating the “young white” girls of Maine. The comments came at a townhall meeting when LePage was asked to address substance abuse in the state. “LePage’s comments sound like those …

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