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Wellness Connection of Maine

About Wellness Connection of Maine

Established in 2011, Wellness Connection of Maine operates four state-licensed medical cannabis dispensaries in Bath, Brewer, Gardiner and Portland. Our dispensaries are safe, inviting, spacious and accessible wellness centers fusing the best features of a pharmacy, community center and wellness practice in one convenient location. Under one roof, all your medical cannabis and full-spectrum wellness needs are answered by our member liaisons, passionate experts who care and partner with you on your journey to improved quality of life. – Peruse through our extensive library of educational books and magazines. – Enjoy a free coffee/tea and wifi in the comfort of our welcoming community center. – Attend educational events and seminars such as Medical Cannabis 101 or Cooking with Cannabis. – Other services as available, always at no cost to our patients

“High Court Refuses to Hear Cannabis Case Over Colorado”

Doug McVay compiles and maintains the highly regarded website DrugWarFacts.org. He’s the web and social media coordinator for Patients Out of Time, a nonprofit focused on medical cannabis and medical/scientific cannabis research. Doug is also a news reporter/producer and public affairs programmer at public radio station KBOO in Portland, Oregon, and he produces and hosts […]

A big week for marijuana in New England

“It ain’t over ‘til it’s over.” –Yogi Berra From a signature-fueled fight over signatures, to a legislative committee seeking to resolve a an issue that science has yet to settle, to an assistant attorney general wasting taxpayer monies in an epically shameful battle against the seriously ill, it’s been an interesting several days for medical […]

Complex issues deserve rational analysis, not simplistic rhetoric

Any professional who works in this industry understands that being an educator and industry ambassador is simply part of the work. There is so much people just don’t know. We spend a significant amount of time educating people about medical cannabis, how to consume it responsibly, and how to comply with the state’s laws and […]

The Green Monster

With apologies to sports fans, this one is not about the joys of Red Sox baseball. Nope, not Oscar the Grouch either. It’s about cannabis, that green monster that appears variably as savior or demon, depending upon the frame through which one views it. Remember when you were little, and after lights-out, that pile of […]

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Aren’t to Be Feared, Instead Coveted Commercial Tenants

By Patricia Rosi As the CEO of the county’s largest medical marijuana company east of the Rocky Mountains, I’ve heard it all from potential landlords when inquiring about rental space — you won’t pay your rent on time, your business isn’t legal, you’ll increase the crime rate in the neighborhood, you’ll attract the wrong type […]

Oh-High-No! Disappointment, but no real surprise, in the heartland

Ohio chose not to legalize cannabis this Election Day. Hard to believe, I know. But it’s true: in a Midwestern state that has resisted medical cannabis for nearly two decades, during a non-presidential/non-congressional election year, with a legalization scheme seemingly designed to offend pretty much everyone, after a tin-eared campaign which played into some of […]

Reaping What We Sow

Harvest time has a special connotation in the cannabis world. In California, “trimmigrants” make their annual migration to the Emerald Triangle, and a slightly skunky smell attaches to the cash spent at local stores. Outdoor-garden patients and caregivers in medical cannabis states like Maine keep one eye on the weather forecast and the other on […]