The recount gives legislators time to talk to citizens and each other and plan, should the initial results be upheld. A thoughtful bipartisan effort could easily result in legislation that honors the will of voters regarding marijuana legalization while preserving the economic and health best interests of Maine citizens.
Trish is a writer who lives in Augusta. She has worked professionally in education and social services.
Notes from a Corner of the Country
LePage, Mayhew and their restriction-happy stewardship of DHHS