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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: 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: 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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    CO: Pueblo Votes To Keep Retail Pot Shops

    Pueblo, Colo. — A southern Colorado community has voted to keep a burgeoning marijuana industry in a vote seen as an indication of whether communities with pot shops consider them good neighbors. Voters in the city and county of Pueblo rejected measures to close some 100 recreational...
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    Why Did Arizona Just Say No To Marijuana Legalization In 2016?

    Marijuana legalization has apparently failed in Arizona, with uncounted votes unlikely to turn the defeat into victory as they did with the state's medical-marijuana measure in 2010. As evidence mounts that the gulf between the "no" and "yes" votes on Prop 205 is too vast for the measure to...
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    Legal Marijuana's Next Hurdle - Where To Put All That Cash

    Denver - Marijuana's overwhelming success at the ballot box Tuesday dumps a California-sized pile of pressure onto the federal government to answer a fairly basic question: Where are they going to put all that cash? Because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level, banks refuse to give...
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    AK: Compromise Reached Over Anchorage Assemblyman's Participation In Marijuana Votes

    The Anchorage Assembly voted Tuesday night that Assembly member Patrick Flynn can participate in most types of votes on licenses for pot businesses - but not commercial grow operations, since he himself is an investor in one. The Assembly narrowly ruled in July that Flynn should sit out all...