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Question 5 

Medical marijuana users in Maine will be able to buy their pot at licensed dispensaries after voters approved a bill that expands the state’s existing medical marijuana law.The new law allows patients to buy marijuana at nonprofit dispensaries. It also expands the medical conditions under which people can be prescribed the drug.In unofficial returns, Question 5 was leading 59% to 41% with 87% of precincts reporting.Supporters say the law will give people with chronic illnesses a legal and convenient way to obtain marijuana. Critics say the law has a lack of controls and will increase the availability of the drug to people not authorized to have it.Mainers approved a referendum in 1999 allowing the medical useof marijuana.