Portland, Maine Becomes First East Coast City To Legalize Weed For Recreational Use
On Tuesday, voters in Portland, Maine voiced their approval of a measure that would legalize recreational marijuana for residents 21 and older. The measure is called Question 1, and would allow reidents to “possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana under the referendum. The new measure does not permit the recreational purchase or sale of marijuana, nor does it permit its use in public spaces like parks.” according to the Huffington Post.
Medical Marijuana has already been legalized in Maine. Question 1 passed with 70% of the vote.