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Maine Secretary of State Gives Approval to Cannabis Legalization Initiative

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The organization Legalize Maine has received approval from Maine’s Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap to begin collecting signatures on their initiative to legalize cannabis. The group is now required to collect 61,123 valid signatures to put the proposal to a vote of the people next year. If placed on the ballot and approved into law, …

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Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Filed in Maine, Advocates Aim for 2016 Vote

An initiative to legalize the possession, personal cultivation and state-licensed distribution of cannabis for recreational purposes has been filed in Maine, with the goal of putting the proposal to a vote of the people in 2016. The initiative, sponsored by the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), is essentially identical to Colorado’s successful legalization initiative Amendment 64. …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Maine

The nonprofit political committee Legalize Maine has officially submitted their initiative to legalize cannabis to the Secretary of State, beginning the process of getting the proposal placed on the November, 2016 general election ballot. “It’s time to put the question before Maine voters”,  said Paul McCarrier, president of Legalize Maine. “We are confident that Mainers …

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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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