Pot Legalization Gains Ground in Maine

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


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