Weed Talk NEWS – How Much Weed Did Maine Sell with Only 6 Recreational Stores Open for Launch?

[embedded content] Get the latest from the marijuana industry with this week’s Weed Talk NEWS! What is new in the marijuana industry this week?  How about Maine selling a boatload of cannabis for the first time to recreational consumer and only having 6 stores open for launch?  What about Vermont…

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Maine Finally Issuing First Recreational Cannabis Business Licenses

As Maine inches closer to finally fulfilling the voters’ desire to bring legalized recreational marijuana to the state, Tuesday represents a significant milestone. That is when Maine’s Office of Marijuana Policy intends to begin issuing the first active licenses to recreational cannabis businesses. The office said last month that active…

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Lobster Baked: Maine Lobsters Getting Stoned Before Their Last Goodbye

Maine Lobsters Getting Stoned Before Their Last Goodbye           Hotboxing your lobster to ease the suffering takes off at legendary Maine lobster pound The debate on whether lobster feel pain as they are dropping in a pot of boiling water has taken off in recent years, many have claimed to hear…

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Maine Is First State To Protect Employee Cannabis Use Outside The Workplace

Maine Is First State To Protect Employee Cannabis Use Outside The Workplace A new report from the attorneys over at Littler Mendelson just revealed that Maine employers will no longer be allowed to discriminate cannabis use of employees when done during their off-hours. Employees are now shielded against getting fired…

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Maine lawmakers send marijuana sales bill to Gov. LePage. He’s vowed to veto it.

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Legislators in Maine have sent a compromise bill governing marijuana retail sales to Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who has vowed to veto it. The Senate gave final approval to the bill Tuesday. LePage recently said he’d veto it because it won’t combine medical and adult-use marijuana…

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Maine House OKs retail marijuana bill, but with fewer votes

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine House has approved for a second time a compromise bill governing marijuana retail sales, sending the measure to the Senate for final enactment. The 102-38 vote Thursday represented a veto-proof majority. But it’s a drop in support from the House’s 112-34 vote Tuesday. Related…

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Maine House passes new compromise on legal marijuana sales

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers cast a pivotal vote Tuesday in favor of allowing retail marijuana sales, signaling strong support for enacting a law change approved by voters that has been held up by politics. The Maine House of Representatives approved a new compromise with a veto-proof majority needed to…

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