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posted: 12/8/2013 7:12 PM

Woman's Christian Temperance Union targeting pot

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  • Janet Perkins, president of the Portland, Maine, chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, said the group is not keen on the law that went into effect Friday, legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

      Janet Perkins, president of the Portland, Maine, chapter of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, said the group is not keen on the law that went into effect Friday, legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
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The mansion that serves as maine headquarters of the woman's christian temperance union lay largely fallow until recently, with drug needles, liquor bottles and pornographic magazines littering the grounds. now, in the state where prohibition had its roots and in a city that just legalized recreational marijuana, the wctu is overhauling the building and looking to reinvent itself.

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