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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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2014 Election a Week Away

A week from today, on Tuesday, November 4th, the 2014 general election will occur, and voters in numerous locales will be given the opportunity to strike a blow to the absurd prohibition on cannabis. Below is a quick overview of the cannabis-related proposals being voted on: Oregon: Measure 91 would legalize the possession of up …

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Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. to Vote on Cannabis Legalization in Just 10 Days

In just 10 days, on November 4th, the 2014 general election will be upon us, and Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. – along with a couple of cities – will be voting on the legalization of recreational cannabis, only two years after Washington and Colorado did the same. In Oregon, Measure 91 has consistently maintained …

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In 72 Days Alaska, Oregon, D.C. and Several Cities to Vote on Legalization, Florida to Vote on Medical

In a little over 10 weeks, on November 4th, voters in several cities and states will have the opportunity to continue the growing momentum behind the movement to end cannabis prohibition, and they’ll be able to do so in a big way. In Oregon, voters will be deciding the fate of Measure 91, an initiative …

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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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Initiative Drive Underway to Legalize Cannabis in Three Maine Cities

At a press conference held yesterday Citizens for a Safer Maine launched cannabis legalization initiative drives in the Maine cities of Lewiston, South Portland and York, with the goal of putting the issue to a vote of the people this November. If placed on the ballot and approved by voters, the initiatives would legalize the possession …

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