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    ME: Marijuana Law Officially Approved By Just Under 4,000 Votes

    The marijuana legalization initiative passed by a margin of just under 4,000 votes, Secretary of State Matt Dunlap announced Wednesday. The announcement comes four days after legalization opponents called off a recount of Question 1. The question had passed on Election Day by a margin of...
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    ME: Anti-Marijuana Legalization Group Drops Recount Demand

    Portland, Maine - A group that campaigned against the legalization of marijuana in Maine has dropped its request for a recount The opposition group said it has withdrawn its request with the Secretary of State's office and that is satisfied that the result approving marijuana legalization in...
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    ME: Recount On Marijuana Ballot Suspended Until After The New Year

    Augusta – An official recount of a statewide ballot question legalizing marijuana in Maine is now on hold until after the New Year. The recount was suspended late Thursday after about 30 percent of the total ballots cast had been reviewed with no significant change in the outcome revealed...
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    ME: Marijuana Recount Heads Into Second Week After Snow Delay

    The recount of the marijuana legalization vote moved into its second week Monday with the No on 1 campaign picking up a small number of votes. The recount of the contentious ballot issue began last Monday and focused on the largest cities in Maine, including Portland and Bangor. Sixteen...
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    ME: Legalization Opponents Criticized For Coming Up Short On Volunteers For Recount

    Marijuana legalization opponents who requested a statewide recount of the Nov. 8 referendum results failed to provide a full roster of ballot counters for the first two-and-a-half days of the process, but said the slots were filled Wednesday afternoon. The Yes on 1 campaign, which backed the...
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    ME: Legal Marijuana Recount Could Drag On For Months

    Augusta, Maine - A recount of a public referendum that legalized recreational marijuana use in Maine got underway Monday. Staffers from the Secretary of State's Office and both campaigns huddled around tables to scrutinize the ballots, beginning with the ones from Maine's largest cities...
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    ME: Ballot By Ballot, Recount Of Marijuana Legalization Vote Begins In Augusta

    The recount of votes on Maine's contentious marijuana legalization initiative began Monday in Augusta with volunteers slowly hand-sorting thousands of "Yes" and "No" ballots, one by one. Volunteer counters occasionally set aside small numbers of ballots that could be challenged because they...
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    ME: Recounts Set For Legal Marijuana

    Augusta, Maine - The Maine Secretary of State's Office has scheduled the recounts for Questions 1 and 2. The recount for Question 2, which creates a 3 percent income tax on people earning more than $200,000 to fund public education, begins Thursday morning. Voters approved the measure by...
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    Maine Voters Legalize Recreational Use Of Marijuana By Razor-Thin Margin

    Maine voters have narrowly approved legalizing recreational marijuana use in Maine, based on unofficial vote totals on ballot Question 1 reported by every community in the state. The unofficial tally has 381,060 voting in support of Question 1 and 376,658 opposed, with results of overseas...