Maine cannabis legalization a go after foes drop recount effort

Maine officially became the latest state, and the second in New England, to legalize adult-use cannabis after opponents formally abandoned their demand for a recount. The No on 1 campaign, as the anti-legalization effort was called, notified Maine’s secretary of state of the decision on Saturday, the Portland Press Herald reported. Maine voters approved legalization 381,692 to 377,619 on Nov. 8, a margin of 4,073, according to unofficial election-day results. Gov. Paul LePage, a legalization opponent, must now certify the results, and marijuana possession and home cultivation will become legal 30 days after that. Adult-use retail sales aren’t ... Maine cannabis legalization a go after foes drop recount effort is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs