Maine Repeal of Returnable Container Law, Returnable Container Question (1979)

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The Maine Bottle Bill Act, appearing on the ballot as Measure 1, was on the November 6, 1979 ballot in Maine. It was a measure to repeal a law recently passed by the state legislature that placed a mandatory deposit on bottles. The measure was defeated.

  • In favor: 41,480
  • Opposed: 226,687 Defeatedd

The Bottle Bill was the thirteenth initiative to appear on the Maine ballot subsequent to the time that I&R was approved as a process in Maine in 1908.

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