It would take effect 30 days later, setting the stage for the drug to become legal for adults over 21 beginning late next month. The result makes Maine the second state in the northeast to legalize recreational use of the drug, as voters in nearby Massachusetts approved a similar measure last month. Marijuana became legal to use and posses in limited quantities, but not yet to buy, in that state last week. LePage, a Republican, said earlier this week during a radio interview that he intended to seek legal advice before signing the proclamation, since the drug remains illegal under federal law. President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, has sent mixed signals about his views on it. During the campaign, Trump, a Republican, said that marijuana legalization was best left to the states. His pick for attorney general, U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, has criticized Democratic President Barack Obama's administration for not enforcing the federal ban aggressively enough.
They buy paper and envelopes from InstaCopy. She uses either colored pencils or gel pens and colors in coloring books or draws freehand from either what she sees or whats in her head, like an old shed in the woods or Santas workshop. People bring me flowers all the time and I draw them. Im getting better as I get more into it, Johnson said. She also cuts pictures out of magazines for some of her card creations or draws from what she sees in magazines. Her neighbor has been the recipient of a lot of her cards, many with cats as the subject matter since the neighbor likes cats. She tries to make cards reflective of the recipients interests. Ive always been very artistic, she said. She recalled when she was 7 or 8 years old, she visited an aunt and drew a picture of something she saw in a magazine. She decorated cakes, including 45-inch high wedding cakes, sewed her own clothes in ninth grade, made wedding dresses, gowns and veils, embroidered wedding flowers, knitted, crocheted, designed business cards and book design covers, did line drawings of churches and set up religious calendars.