Lobster Baked – Marijuana Sales Could Boost Maine’s Tourism Economy

The tourism sector and the economy as a whole took a major hit due to the pandemic all over the world. Maine’s fate wasn’t any different. Like other states in the U.S, Maine is currently on the path to economic redemption through whatever means necessary. The government of Maine is…

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Forget Blueberries, Marijuana is Now Maine’s Biggest Agricultural Crop, Which State is Next?

There was a time that Maine was famous for its potatoes and wild blueberries. That is, until marijuana became its biggest agricultural commodity. From January to October, sales of medical marijuana reached an outstanding $ 221.8 million! These figures are more than twice what was sold during the same period…

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Maine’s First Month Of Legal Marijuana Sales Total $1.4M

Licensed cannabis retailers in Maine sold more than $ 1.4 million worth of marijuana products during the first month of legal recreational pot sales, according to data released by state regulators on Monday. Legal sales of adult-use cannabis began on October 9, nearly four years after voters approved recreational marijuana…

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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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