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‘Human Rights? Lay Off, That Is None of Your Business’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

Philippines President Duterte dismisses those pesky human rights violations, a 12-year old girl/badass sues Jeff Sessions, a former wrestler verbally bodyslams some nosy cops, and more.

Maine Lawmakers Fail to Override Governor’s Cannabis Veto

The result means lawmakers will have to go back to the drawing board in January to craft rules governing the sale of marijuana in Maine.

Maine Gov. LePage Vetoes Cannabis Legalization at Last Minute

The bill now goes back to Legislature, where advocates will try to pick up enough extra votes to override LePage’s veto.

Maine Lawmakers Address Key Issues on Adult-Use Cannabis

Lawmakers have returned to Augusta for a special session. One of the biggest clashes is expected to be over adult-use cannabis.

Maine Governor Proposes Pushing Back Legal Cannabis Sales Until 2019

House Minority Leader Ken Fredette said he is sponsoring LePage's bill to delay sales to 2019. Lawmakers had already pushed back implementation to February.

‘Hello! Thanks for Visiting Maine. May I Take Your Cannabis Order?’

In Maine, as in certain other U.S. states, adults can buy beer at a drive-through as if they were buying hamburgers at McDonalds.

Maine Insurer Says It Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Medical Marijuana

The Maine supreme court is wading into the issue of medical marijuana and workers' compensation.

Maine Lawmakers Propose 20% Sales Tax on Adult-Use Cannabis

Maine lawmakers want to double the recreational marijuana sales tax to 20 percent. The Legislature's marijuana legalization committee will consider the issue Sept. 26.

Maine Lawmakers Leave Key Cannabis Questions Unanswered

Maine lawmakers adjourned Aug. 2, leaving important questions about the state’s new adult-use cannabis program unresolved.

Maine Cannabis Law Could Change Employers’ Drug-Testing Practices

The Maine Department of Labor says the majority of businesses won't be able to fire an employee for a marijuana-positive drug test.

Maine Dispensary’s Offer: Clean Up Trash, Get Free Cannabis

A medical marijuana dispensary in Maine offered do-gooders a chance to trade community service for free cannabis over the weekend.

Maine Panel Mulls Doubling 10% Tax on Cannabis

As the legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Maine nears, a legislative panel has spent months pondering the best way to tax cannabis.

Maine Wants Advice on How to Regulate Cannabis

Maine continues to take slow steps toward legalizing cannabis after voters in November passed an adult-use legalization.

Home Grown Maine 2017

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte dismisses those pesky human rights violation allegations, Maine’s legalization timeline runs into some issues, a 12-year old girl/badass sues Jeff Sessions,…

State of the Leaf: Colorado Bans Co-ops, May Shelter Cannabis From Feds

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

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