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Legislature sustains veto of Maine adult-use cannabis bill, but legalization rolls slowly ahead

The Maine House of Representatives voted 74-62 Monday evening to sustain Governor LePage’s veto of LD 1650, a bill that would have repealed and replaced the citizen-initiated Maine Marijuana Legalization Act (MLA) with a similar, but in many ways different law. Despite confused reports by some national news outlets, the sustained veto does not mark […]

Recreational marijuana “gifts” in exchange for “donations” are asking for trouble

As this creative 2010 Craigslist listing reveals, efforts to exchange cannabis for cash or something else of value – even when the law doesn’t permit it – are nothing new. As Mainers without medical cards patiently await the day when they can walk into a retail cannabis store and buy a brownie or an eighth of their […]