Backers of the initiative,The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol  in Maine will file a lawsuit in Kennebec County Superior Court today that challenges the Secretary of State’s decision to disqualify the measure from the November ballot.

Campaign leader David Boyer and attorney Scott Anderson will announce the details of the suit at a news conference Thursday 10 March at 1 p.m. ET in the office of Portland law firm Verrill Dana (One Portland Square, 9th Floor). Anderson is representing a group of Maine voters who signed the petition in support of the initiative, including Boyer, State Sen. Eric Brakey, and State Rep. Diane Russell.

As of 2pm Pacific time 10 March there is no information or press release about the lawsuit on either the court  website or the organization’s website