Category Archives: Marijuana Laws

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 […]

New Maine Medical Marijuana Law Goes into Effect

New Maine Medical Marijuana Law Goes into Effect

By Liz Gold Significant amendments to Maine’s Medical Marijuana Law have gone into effect as of December 13, 2018. As a patient, here’s what you need to know. The new law will bring sweeping changes including: ● More local control. Municipalities and local legislators will now decide whether to allow cannabis-based businesses. ● Wider selection. […]

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 […]

Can you buy recreational marijuana (weed) in Maine?

Can you buy recreational marijuana (weed) in Maine?

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 […]

Medical Cannabis Gains Yardage with NFL

Medical Cannabis Gains Yardage with NFL The National Football League may be warming to the idea that treating injured players with medical cannabis is preferable to the alternative: opiate painkillers. That’s according to a story published in the Washington Post in July. The Post reported that the NFL sent a letter to the NFL Players […]