Marijuana

Pot Legalization Gains Ground in Maine

The chances of a bill passing are getting ... higher

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Over a year ago, Rep. Diane Russell, D-Portland, raised eyebrows when she proposed legislation legalizing marijuana.

Today, Russell — who's up for re-election in District 120, which includes part of Munjoy Hill — says she has reintroduced her bill, LD 1453, with hopes of shepherding it through the Maine Legislature in the next session.8-25-med-mar-2