Legalization Finally Wins In Maine

Amisinformation campaign in Maine led by the state’s Trump-supporting governor couldn’t, in the end, keep a marijuana legalization law from being approved by voters.The Associated Press tweeted early this afternoon that the measure in the end passed by a fraction of a percentage point.Question 1 allows recreational cannabis possession, cultivation, and sales for adults 21 and over.Question 1 would legalize the possession of up to 2 1/2 ounces of cannabis for adults 21 and over, who can also grow up to six plants in their homes.Maine’s Bangor Daily News says that opponents may request a recount.Cannabis cultivation and sales will be regulated by the state’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry. Retail dispensaries are allowed, as are marijuana social clubs, provided they are licensed and permitted by the locality in which they plant to operate. Sales of recreational cannabis are subject to a 10 percent tax.Marijuana use is prohibited in public, with smoking outside...



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