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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

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 […]

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 […]

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Look at Cancer and Cannabis

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Look at Cancer and Cannabis

Written By Liz Gold In October, we wear pink, in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month. And while breast cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women – aside from skin cancer – cannabis is emerging as a way to help with the often debilitating side effects of chemotherapy and overall discomfort […]

Relieve Arthritis Pain Naturally With CBD

Relieve Arthritis Pain Naturally With CBD

Written By Liz Gold More than 50 million Americans suffer from arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. This growing number is not slowing down and it’s one of the most common causes of chronic pain among adults. By 2040, an estimated 78 million (26 percent) of adults in the […]

Cannabis Safety 101: How to Talk to Your Kids

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Written By Liz Gold As we head into September, it’s the perfect time to initiate conversations with your kids about consumption and brush up on your safety precautions as you get ready for the cooler weather. If you have hesitancy around talking to your children about your medical cannabis use, you are not alone. It […]

5 Reasons to Give CBD to Your Pet

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Written By Liz Gold As the cannabis industry evolves and we realize the healing power of cannabidiol (CBD) on humans, information is also coming to light on its positive impact on animals. CBD is quickly becoming synonymous with wellness as it provides natural relief for many significant ailments – both for humans and their pets […]