Category Archives: Cannabis

Concentrates 101: What You Need to Know

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BY LIZ GOLD Thinking About Trying Concentrates? Here’s What You Need to Know Consuming cannabis through concentrates has become increasingly popular as our industry evolves. Many patients find that just a small dab of concentrate can give them instantaneous relief from chronic pain or nausea. When it comes to concentrates, a little can go a long way. […]

DECARBOXYLATION 101: A Guide to More Effective Medicine

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BY LIZ GOLD Why is decarboxylation so important in making edibles? Decarboxylation or “decarbing” your flower or kief is a critical step in producing the most potent medicine. Decarbing your marijuana (yes, it can even happen in your own oven) is the best way to ensure you get the most out of your cannabis. Though it […]

A New Era in Vaping with PAX®

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BY LIZ GOLD Looking to try a new era in vaping? The Wellness Connection is pleased to partner with PAX® to provide PAX® Era vaporizing devices to dispense your medicine with discretion and consistency. Pre-filled  SimpleClick™ pods are available at the Wellness Connection in botanical and full-spectrum varieties. In this blog post, read more about these vape pens and pod systems and how […]

Adult-Use Cannabis in Maine – What to Know

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BY LIZ GOLD Recreational Marijuana in Maine Maine voters may have approved to legalize the recreational use, sale and taxation of cannabis in their 2016 vote, but it’s taken the state a few years to develop the program’s perimeters. Now, new rules for adult-use cannabis in Maine have been given the green light by the State Legislature and […]

Looking for a Maine State Medical Marijuana Certification or Recertification?

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BY LIZ GOLD We offer this opportunity on-site at our Wellness Connection dispensary locations. Have you been wanting to find out more about cannabis and CBD as it relates to your health? Curious about how it works but haven’t known where to go? Haven’t known who to ask? Or are you just looking to get recertified? […]

Giving Back is the WCM Way

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At the Wellness Connection of Maine, it’s only natural for us to give back and get involved. We do this every day through the four attributes that define our company: reliability of product, being good-natured, trailblazing for the future, and having a personal approach in everything we do. While the cannabis industry is still new, we’ve been here since 2011, advocating for access, high-quality […]

More Seniors Embracing Medical Cannabis

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Cannabis is quickly becoming known for its natural health benefits amongst senior citizens. A study conducted by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health revealed that an increasing number of older Americans are using cannabis for a variety of health benefits. About nine percent of U.S. adults between the ages 50 and 64 used marijuana in […]

How Cannabis Can Help You Relax During the Holidays

How Cannabis Can Help You Relax During the Holidays

By Liz Gold It’s the holidays! For many of us, the holidays are a wonderful time to be with family and friends winding down the year. Decorating the Christmas tree or lighting the menorah are treasured traditions that bring everyone closer together. It’s a time for celebrating, reflecting and looking forward to all good things […]

Do I need a medical card to buy marijuana (weed) in Maine?

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Written By Liz Gold As Maine’s largest medical cannabis organization, the Wellness Connection fields many questions from individuals interested in cannabis. And it makes sense – though recreational use was approved by voters in 2016, legislation is still unclear on the way forward. As a result, we operate under Maine’s Medical Cannabis Program to provide […]

If I have an out-of-state medical card, can I buy marijuana (weed) in Maine?

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Written By Liz Gold As Maine’s largest medical cannabis organization, the Wellness Connection fields many questions from individuals interested in cannabis. And it makes sense – though recreational use was approved by voters in 2016, legislation is still unclear on the way forward. As a result, we operate under Maine’s Medical Cannabis Program to provide […]