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Maine Legislation Would Repeal Marijuana Legalization

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Legislation introduced in Main would fully repeal a voter-approved law that legalized marijuana for everyone 21 and older. LD 667 was introduced by Senator Scott Cyrway along with eight other senators and representatives. All of the lawmakers sponsoring the measure are Republicans. LD 667 would repeal Question 1, a citizens initiative approved in last year’s …

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Successful Maine Legalization Initiative is Most Progressive in the Country

In yesterday’s election eight out of nine statewide cannabis initiatives came out victorious. Among them, Maine’s Question 1 stands out as being the most progressive. Prior to this election four states legalized cannabis, all of them with a one ounce limit. Yesterday’s successful initiatives in California, Massachusetts and Nevada adopted this same limit. Maine, however, …

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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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Voters In Portland, Maine, Legalize Cannabis

In a huge victory for the cannabis reform movement, the voters of Portland, Maine, have approved an initiative (Question 1) to legalize the possession of up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis. The proposal passed with roughly 70% of the vote. Once this initiative takes effect, Portland’s cannabis policies will become one of the most lenient …

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Buses in Portland, Maine to Carry Ads Urging Voters to Legalize Cannabis

This November voters in Portland, Maine will get the opportunity to vote on an initiative (Question 1) to legalize up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis. Backed by the Marijuana Policy Project, advocates are now placing advertisements on buses across the city, claiming cannabis to be safer than alcohol, and urging voters to approve the initiative. …

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