Maine is one of five states voting on legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in November.
PORTLAND, ME Maine voters are likely to approve Question 1 in November, which will legalize the adult use of marijuana in the state, according to the results of the latest poll.
According to the Portland Press Herald poll released Monday, 53% of statewide voters support. Only 38% of voters were opposed.
Every indication so far has been moving in favor of legalization (nationally) and I think that is indicated by the large number of states even relatively conservative states that have passed measures in recent years, and also (by) national polling, Sam Mendez, executive director of the Cannabis Law and Policy Center at the University of Washington School of Law, told the newspaper.It is a very big year.
If enacted by voters in November,Question 1would allow adults to legally possess up to two and one-half ounces of marijuana and to cultivate marijuana (up to six mature plants and the entire yields of said plants) for their own personal use.
The measure would also establish licensing for the commercial production and retail sale of cannabis. Retail sales of cannabis would be subject to a ten percent sales tax. Non-commercial transactions and/or retail sales involving medical cannabis would not be ...