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Maine Houses Passes Compromise on Cannabis Sales

A new attempt to create a legal framework for marijuana sales in Maine has passed the state's House of Representatives.

Some Maine Lawmakers Push to Delay Legal Cannabis Sales

The Republican House leader is calling for the delay of recreational cannabis sales in Maine until next year, or until lawmakers approve needed regulations.

Lawsuit Aims to Halt Maine’s Medical Marijuana Inspections

The lawsuit in U.S. District Court targets a new rule that allows the state to provide same-day inspections of medical cannabis providers and to inspect a user's home with a day's notice.

Pro-Cannabis Trump Voters Feeling Betrayed After Sessions Move

The Trump administration's anti-marijuana move has some members of the president's voting base fuming.

Here’s Where US Attorneys Stand on Cannabis Enforcement

We’re tracking how US attorneys in legal states have responded to the removal of the Cole memo—and how likely they are to take action.

Maine Lawmakers Face Big Cannabis Decisions

The sale of recreational marijuana is set to become legal Feb. 1, even though lawmakers failed this year to put a licensing and regulatory structure in place.

‘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.

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