How Marijuana Fared on the Local Level

By: Thursday November 6, 2014 7:15 am

Alaska, Oregon, Washington D.C. and Guam weren’t the only marijuana victories on Tuesday. Marijuana issues were also on the ballot in over a dozen cities, districts and counties. The result were mostly positive but with a few notable loses. New Mexico – voters in two of the most populous counties made it clear they want marijuana [...]

List of More Than a Dozen Marijuana Votes This November

By: Wednesday October 8, 2014 10:19 am

This year the four biggest and most important marijuana elections in the country are the legalization initiatives in Alaska, Oregon and the District of Columbia as well as the medical marijuana amendment on the ballot in Florida. These aren’t the only places where voters will get a chance to weigh in on the future of marijuana policy [...]

Lewiston Becomes Latest City in Maine to Put Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot

By: Wednesday September 3, 2014 11:29 am

The voters of Lewiston, Maine will have a chance to express their opinion about marijuana legalization this November. According to the Portland Press Herald, the Lewiston City Council voted unanimously to put the marijuana legalization initiative on the general election ballot. Lewiston is the second largest city in the state. The initiative is the work [...]

South Portland, Maine will Vote on Marijuana Legalization

By: Tuesday August 19, 2014 8:56 am

The people of South Portland Maine will be voting on marijuana legalization this November. Earlier this year the Citizens for a Safer Maine collected enough valid signatures for the indirect initiative to qualify. By law the initiative needed to first go before the city council which had the option to directly approve it or let [...]

Analysis: Maine Voters Appear Ready to Approve Marijuana Legalization

By: Friday November 8, 2013 10:57 am

On Tuesday the voters in Portland, Maine’s largest city, overwhelmingly approved a local measure legalizing marijuana for adults. The measure won 67.3 percent yes to 32.7 percent no. The obvious next question is what might this result tell us about opinions across the entire state. Portland contains a large number of voters, but the city [...]


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