Rep. Diane Russell, Portland District 120, has introduced a bill to make Maine the first state to fully legalize marijuana. She says the focus is on extracting money for the state from what is already a flourishing cash crop. The time is right, according to Russell because the last medicinal marijuana referendum passed by such a large margin that she believes it is time to broaden the discussion to full legalization. She has introduced a similar bill in the past.
For a full interview with Rep. Russell on her bill