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”