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Activists Aim to Legalize Pot in More Maine Cities

| June 9, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Activists who succeeded in legalizing possession of marijuana for recreational use in Portland are now turning their attention to three more Maine communities. David Boyer from the Maine Marijuana Project says activists will be at polling places Tuesday to seek 1,000 signatures in Lewiston and South Portland to force local referendums […]

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South Portland Council Opposes Marijuana Push

| June 3, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The City Council in South Portland is opposing a campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use. The Portland Press Herald reports the South Portland City Council passed a symbolic, non-binding resolution on Monday opposing a campaign to legalize the use. Councilors passed the resolution 5-0. David Boyer of the Maine’s chapter […]

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Portland Man Arrested on Drug Charges

| May 5, 2014

Portland, Maine- May 2, 2014- The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency announces the arrest of Danny Mitchell 48 of Portland, for Class D Unlawful Trafficking in Schedule Z Drugs (Marijuana). On April 29, at approximately 4:00pm, agents from the Cumberland District Task Force were conducting an operation in the 700 block of Congress Street. Unrelated to […]

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Pills, Guns, Cash Seized From Avon Home

| April 22, 2014

AVON, Maine (AP) – Authorities say they have made a major drug bust in Franklin County. Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. says deputies executing a search warrant seized more than 400 oxycodone and hydrocodone pills, as well as more than a pound of processed marijuana, $100,000 in cash and firearms from an Avon man’s home late […]

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Man Admits Stealing Car But Denies Pot in Car Was His

| April 8, 2014

LIVERMORE FALLS, Maine (AP) – A Maine man pulled over by police insisted that the marijuana officers found in the car he was driving was not his. His excuse? He’d stolen the car. Police tell the Sun Journal that 25-year-old Douglas Glidden, of Jay, was stopped late Sunday night by police responding to reports of […]

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