They are expected to make the state’s testing system less burdensome.
Maine’s largest medical marijuana dispensary chain called the requirement “unconstitutional” and “discriminatory” to non-local companies.
Coastal Cannabis will have to wait for the state to begin issuing licenses for marijuana businesses before it can open.
Maine will not enforce a residency requirement in its recreational marijuana program after the attorney general’s office refused to defend that part of the law from a constitutional challenge in federal court, a regulator said Monday.
The industry’s rollout since 2016 has been impeded by a number of legislative and regulatory twists and turns. But few, if any, in this emerging sector anticipated the latest obstacle.
Coastal Cannabis Co. LLC is proposing to open a recreational marijuana store on Chapman Street.
Maine’s Office of Marijuana Policy said Friday it has postponed indefinitely the spring debut of adult-use marijuana retail sales in the state citing safety and social distancing concerns related to the new coronavirus.
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Wellness Connection filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday against the Maine department that oversees marijuana policy, claiming that residency restrictions on owners of recreational cannabis businesses violate the U.S. Constitution.
Maine is issuing conditional licenses to 16 marijuana stores, another step toward adults being able to legally buy marijuana for recreational use in the state, officials announced Friday.
State officials had hoped the first marijuana stores could open this spring, but it now looks like June is more realistic.
The bill sent to the Senate on Thursday would allow adults to possess up to 3/4 of an ounce of marijuana and to grow up to six plants.
Travis Healey plans to start selling some serious munchies on High Street. He won’t be selling anything marijuana-related, but he does hope to set fire to some chocolate cake.
State regulators believe the exemptions would protect proprietary information, such as the recipe for an edible marijuana product, from landing in the lap of competitors.
The state has received 81 applications to open marijuana stores, 64 to open cultivation facilities and 24 to open manufacturing businesses.
Police have arrested one man in connection with the robbery of a medical marijuana growing facility in Washington more than a year ago. But at least one suspect is still believed to be at large.
Joseph Dandreo, 19, was charged with burglary, violating conditions of release, criminal mischief and criminal trespassing, according to the York County Sheriff’s Office.
As recreational marijuana shops are set to open across Maine in the spring, police departments are worrying about residents driving after using marijuana, and the availability of officers with the specialized training necessary to determine if a driver is impaired.
What lessons do the demise of alcohol prohibition provide for modern-day marijuana advocates? The circumstances are not as similar as you might think, and we should not expect a federal marijuana policy reversal in the near future.
NEW YORK — A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and […]