Medical marijuana caregivers will have to get a permit in Dover-Foxcroft beyond the required state license after residents approved an ordinance to that effect Saturday.
Michael Morin-Smith, a medical marijuana caregiver, is seeking a land use permit to build and operate a 500-square-foot greenhouse 750 feet from the road at 247 Lakeview Drive.
The Farmington man accused of running a multi-million dollar illegal pot operation is asking a federal judge to modify his bail conditions.
Richard Daniels was a member of a ring that grew marijuana throughout Androscoggin County and distributed it under the guise of Maine’s medical program.
U.S. Anti-Doping Agency leaders are pushing to further mitigate “harsh consequences” for marijuana if it’s not intentionally used to enhance performance, though they cannot unilaterally change the rules, they wrote in a letter.
Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has sued a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary he says used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission, according to documents filed in the U.S. District Court in Boston.
Orono’s first recreational marijuana store cleared its final town hurdle Monday night, leaving only a nod from the state before it can open
James McLamb, 29, allegedly tipped off two police officers that they were under investigation back when he served in the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office.
Rather than marijuana use, many Maine employers are now focusing on making sure employees are not high while on the job, something experts say isn’t always easy.
The bill would erase the records of nonviolent marijuana offenders and allow those currently serving time to petition a court for resentencing.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer unveiled draft legislation Wednesday that would decriminalize cannabis and expunge federal sentences tied to the drug, which has been legalized in states across the country.
There are concerns that areas of Maine have already become oversaturated with marijuana shops, and there’s no evidence the black market has dissipated.
New data show that about 15 percent of cannabis purchased by around 2,000 Mainers came from an adult-use store, while 64 percent was purchased from a regulated or legal source.
The state already lets breweries, wineries and restaurants offer free drinks in exchange for proof of vaccination. Other incentives include free sports tickets and prize money of up to $1 million.
Retailers in Maine sold $9.4 million in adult-use cannabis products in July, which is 45 percent more than the previous month.
Economist Michael Donihue said the Maine marketplace probably can’t sustain that initial growth rate, and some consolidation can be expected.
Councilors worry that with too many businesses in competition, the marijuana stores won’t be able to sustain their income.
What we’re talking about in Maine today.
A proposal to allow recreational marijuana retailers in town has been rejected by the town of Enfield.
“The art of policymaking requires officials to consider and balance countless objectives,” Michael Cianchette writes.