Tag Archives: Marijuana Policy Project

Daily Brief: King’s small-biz Obamacare fix; LePage’s opposition to Narcan

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Good Wednesday morning.  Gov. Paul LePage prepares today for his first Town Hall meeting in Westbrook later this evening . The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center, where he will take questions about the proposed $6.57 billion two-year budget and the huge tax reform package it contains.  In the coming weeks, the […]

Daily Brief: LePage targets 2016 for income tax-killing constitutional amendment

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Good morning from the State House, where lobbyists are making their policy pitches to lawmakers, legislative committees are taking up a handful of noteworthy bills, and Gov. Paul LePage is boosting a private nonprofit’s efforts to help Maine high school students succeed.  The Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence will be in the Hall of […]

Half of Portland House delegates support pot legalization

Four of Portland’s eight delegates to the state House of Representatives will announce their support for the Nov. 5 referendum to decriminalize possession of marijuana by adults in that city. A “yes” vote on Question 1 in Portland would legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults 21 years of age and older. Democratic Reps. […]

New Portland METRO ads extol virtues of marijuana over booze

Portland’s METRO is going green. They’re not going to start burning vegetable oil or anything like that, but there will be a lot more marijuana on the buses and bus shelters than ever before: The national group pushing for legalization of marijuana in Maine — first in Portland, then statewide — have launched a series of […]