Maine Moving Toward Ending Marijuana Prohibition?

MAINE:  Maine could follow in the footsteps of Colorado and Washington and legalize recreational marijuana use by 2016, according to advocates who have gotten pro-pot initiatives on the ballot in two Maine cities next month. 

Voters in Lewiston and South Portland will be able to cast votes on Election Day to allow possession of one ounce or less of marijuana for recreational use by adults 21 and over. 

The Maine political director of the Washington-based Marijuana Policy Project, David Boyer, has shepherded the efforts.

“We’re working hard in both these cities to make sure voters know that marijuana is objectively safer than alcohol, less addictive, less toxic – and making sure they know it’s on the ballot and to help get them out to vote,” he stresses.

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