Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Measure to Eliminate Local Pot Penalties Passes by Nearly 70% in Portland Maine

Thursday, 07 November 2013
Maine: Nearly 70 Percent Of Portland Voters Approve Ballot Measure To Eliminate Local Pot Penalties 
Portland, ME: Voters in Maine's largest city overwhelmingly decided in favor of a municipal measure eliminating local penalties for the possession of marijuana by adults.

An estimated 67 percent of Portland voters decided Tuesday in favor of a citywide ballot initiative, Question 1, eliminating penalties for adults who possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis and/or cannabis paraphernalia within city limits.
 Public consumption of the substance remains a punishable offense.

Full story at  norml.org


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