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Maine Lawmakers Override Gov. LePage's Medical Marijuana Veto - Cannabis News

Maine physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants will be able to recommend medical marijuana for any patient they think would benefit under a new law.

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In Maine, industrial hemp is the crop to watch - Cannabis News

How a legal shift in the state took a farm crop from zero to 60 in two years.

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Maine House overturns governor's veto of marijuana bill - Cannabis News

The Maine House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to override Gov. Paul LePage's (R) veto of a measure to allow the commercial sale of marijuana in the state.

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Maine’s first radio show on cannabis aims to entertain, and ‘meducate’ - Cannabis News

The show is a mix of pre-recorded and live segments, with about 20 minutes of talk spread over an hour – brought to you by the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine.

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Employers blocked from discriminating against staff using marijuana in Maine - Cannabis News

Workers in Maine no longer have to worry about getting in trouble at work for smoking marijuana in their off time.

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Maine lawmakers optimistic that disagreements on marijuana bill can be resolved - Cannabis News

Key legislators will meet later this week with Gov. LePage, hoping to address his objections to a proposed regulatory framework for the sale, production and taxation of pot for adult recreational use.

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Maine: High court to decide if medical marijuana covered by workers’ comp - Cannabis News

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court will decide if state law requires Workers’ Compensation Insurance to pay for a millworker’s medical marijuana or if the insurer could be charged as an accessory in a drug deal under federal law.

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Medical marijuana providers seek first chance at retail sales in Maine - Cannabis News

Other states have let some sell early while rules for new stores are created, but who would qualify is debatable.

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Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Maine – Cannabis News

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Maine as of Monday; adults 21 years and older can now possess two-and-a-half ounces of weed.

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Marijuana Opponents Concede Maine Election – Cannabis News

Opponents of Question 1, the ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana Maine, have delivered an early Christmas present to supporters.

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Maine marijuana campaign launches first TV ad – Cannabis News

Yes on 1, the campaign to legalize and regulate marijuana for recreational use in Maine, has launched their first TV ad.

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Most Mainers favor legalizing marijuana for recreational use, poll finds – Cannabis News

Southern and coastal residents and those under 50 are driving the support for the ballot question.

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In Maine, advocates for legalizing marijuana set up campaign headquarters ahead of November ballot – Cannabis News

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- Advocates for the legalization of possession and recreational use marijuana will be opening a campaign headquarters in Portland ahead of the November ballot.

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Marijuana Legalization Secures Top Spot on November Ballot in Maine – Cannabis News

A proposal to tax, regulate and allow adult recreation use of marijuana landed the top spot on a November ballot crowded with a record five citizen initiatives.

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Buzz is all about legalization at Maine's marijuana summit – Cannabis News

PORTLAND, MAINE  -- The debate over whether to legalize recreational marijuana in Maine will take center stage at an event that bills itself as New England's largest cannabis trade show.

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Mainers poised to vote on marijuana legalization in November – Marijuana News

AUGUSTA, Maine — Mainers will have a chance to vote to legalize recreational marijuana in November after all.

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Judge overturns Maine marijuana ballot question denial – Marijuana News

AUGUSTA, Maine — A superior court judge has overturned Secretary of State Matt Dunlap’s ruling that a citizen petition for a referendum to legalize recreational marijuana in Maine was invalid.

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Legal marijuana supporters to sue Maine’s secretary of state – Marijuana News

PORTLAND, Maine — Supporters of an effort to legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol in Maine say they plan to sue Maine's secretary of state.

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One Person's Handwriting Derails Maine Pot Legalization Initiative – Marijuana News

State officials dump 17,000 otherwise valid signatures without contacting a notary about their allegedly inconsistent sign-off.

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Push to legalize recreational pot in Maine to take place today – Marijuana News

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The campaign to regulate marijuana-like-alcohol in Maine will submit petition signatures later Monday.

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