Maine’s First Weekend Of Legal Cannabis Sales Tops $250K

Officials in Maine reported on Tuesday that licensed retailers sold more than $ 250,000 worth of cannabis products during the state’s first weekend of legal recreational marijuana sales. The first retail cannabis dispensaries in Maine opened for business on Friday, nearly four years after voters approved recreational marijuana sales for…

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Op-ed: Maine’s governor wants to ignore the will of voters. He’s not alone

Published: Nov 9, 2017, 9:51 am • Updated: Nov 9, 2017, 9:54 am By Josh Silver, Special To The Washington Post Less than a day after voters in Maine voted to expand Medicaid in their state, Gov. Paul LePage (R) moved quickly to subvert their democratic will, announcing Wednesday that…

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Contention continues: Anti-marijuana group pushes to delay Maine’s new law

Published: Dec 29, 2016, 5:11 pm • Updated: Dec 29, 2016, 5:11 pm AUGUSTA, Maine — Campaigners who opposed a referendum to make marijuana legal in Maine are now calling for a moratorium on implementation of legalization. Voters narrowly approved legalization of marijuana last month. The new law calls for…

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