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Let’s talk about drugs (and race) …

by Tyler Rowe If that wasn’t provocative enough for you, let’s take a trip down memory lane looking at drug policy, including racially motivated drug policy, in the United States. In the early 20th century, cannabis was one of the first drugs that became outlawed as a precursor to what eventually became known as the “War on Drugs.” Minority populations in the U.S. were the primary users of cannabis. For example, many migrant Mexican-Americans smoked the cannabis plant as a way to relax after a hard day of work, much like white blue-collar workers may have relaxed with a beer,

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Rebecca Tuck: “Time to Level Up”

My journey to the Libertarian Party has been anything but direct, but that’s a story for another day. It was my experience this past year that led me to this point, and to my new position as the Cumberland County Chair for the Libertarian Party of Maine. Last year, in the midst of all of America’s exposed wounds, feeling as if they were also my own, I came to a major crossroads. Consumed with an overwhelming feeling of helplessness, I had only two choices: to bury my head in the sand — or to go all in. So, here I

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Run for Office, and join Libertarians already serving in office in Maine.

by Tyler Rowe The Libertarian Party of Maine ultimately exists to affect public policy in the state. We have been active in writing bills, starting a citizen initiative, and lobbying our elected legislators in Augusta to vote for liberty. We are in the middle of an existential fight to become a permanent party in the state, and that is our primary focus in 2021. To support these goals, we need candidates to run for office! Right now, we have only five elected officials who are active within the LPME. We believe that there are other Libertarians elected to local offices

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