Marijuana Extraction Specialists May Get Their Own Licenses In Maine

After years of operating in the shadows, people who make marijuana-infused foods, tinctures and oils for qualified medical patients may finally get their own state license.

State lawmakers who oversee Maine’s medical marijuana program want to license and regulate the use of explosive chemicals or gases to extract concentrates from the cannabis plant.

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Maine’s Marijuana Laws up in the Air as Lawmakers Vote to Rewrite Law

Maine lawmakers returned to Augusta and took steps to decide the future of two voter-approved laws, one that legalized recreational marijuana and the other that created a first-of-its-kind ranked voting system for political candidates.

Lawmakers on Monday voted to rewrite the state’s recreational marijuana law and delay a new voting system. Continue reading “Maine’s Marijuana Laws up in the Air as Lawmakers Vote to Rewrite Law”

Recreational Marijuana in Maine Becomes Legal Today

It’s marijuana Monday in Maine. Today, Maine joins seven other states and the District of Columbia that have legalized marijuana for recreational use, despite federal prohibitions on the drug.

The road to legalization in Maine was bumpy, starting with two competing initiatives and a legal challenge to getting the referendum question on the November ballot. Continue reading “Recreational Marijuana in Maine Becomes Legal Today”

What You Need to Know as Maine Moves Towards Cannabis Legalization

The Question 1 recount is over. And Wednesday, the Maine secretary of state certified the election results. Question 1, which legalizes the possession, cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana, will soon become law.

Soon, but not yet. Continue reading “What You Need to Know as Maine Moves Towards Cannabis Legalization”