What’s in that weed? Maine patients deserve lab-tested products

Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program was recently scored as the best program in the country in terms of patient access, regulation, and oversight by the national group Americans for Safe Access (http://bangordailynews.com/2014/07/08/news/state/new-report-calls-maines-medical-marijuana-program-the-nations-best/). We certainly have come a long way in Maine to provide access to this safe and crucial medicine for Maine’s most vulnerable citizens.  We […]

Regulating Maine’s medical marijuana dispensaries

Fear of the federal government guided the early development of Maine’s medical marijuana dispensary program. I should know; 2010 was the beginning of the regulation of a complex, federally illegal, state-run program, and I was at the center of it. I was also regulating Maine’s health care system for the Maine Department of Health and […]