House Votes To Protect Legal States Against Federal Interference

The House of Representatives approved an amendment to a defense spending bill that would protect marijuana businesses operating legally under state, territory, or tribal law from federal interference. The amendment, passed in a 254-163 vote, would prohibit the Department of Justice (DoJ) from using taxpayer funds to enforce federal marijuana [...]

2020-08-11T02:17:22-07:00August 11, 2020|

It’s Official: Maine Retail Marijuana Sales Will Start in 2020

A commercial adult-use cannabis industry is coming to Maine early next year, after Gov. Janet Mills (D) signed a bill to establish a legal framework for marijuana sales. The state's Office of Marijuana Policy intends to accept applications for commercial licenses before the end of 2019. Voters in Maine approved [...]

2019-08-09T08:35:05-07:00July 30, 2019|

Maine Seeks Consultant To Advise On Setting Up Marijuana Markets

In mid-September, the state of Maine’s Department of Administrative and Financial Services issued a notice that it is seeking to hire a consultant to advise on the implementation of the state’s adult-use marijuana program. This announcement follows a similar practice that the department, along with the Department of Agriculture, Conservation [...]

2018-10-03T04:53:42-07:00October 4, 2018|
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