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Marijuana Legalization Bill Fails in Maine

Marijuana Legalization Bill Fails in Maine

On Thursday, the Maine State Legislature failed to pass a bill that would have legalized, taxed, and regulated recreational marijuana for individuals age 21 and older.  The Legislative Council...
Portland, ME Legalizes Marijuana Possession

Portland, ME Legalizes Marijuana Possession

On Tuesday, Portland, Me. became the first city in New England to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession.  The new law allows residents to possess up to 2.5 ounces...
Marijuana Policy Project Ads to Be Featured on Portland, ME Buses

Marijuana Policy Project Ads to Be Featured on Portland, ME Buses

The Marijuana Policy Project has launched another public ad campaign– this time on the side of buses in Portland, Maine.  The advertisements promote marijuana as a safer alternative to...
Portland, Maine Considers Marijuana Legalization

Portland, Maine Considers Marijuana Legalization

On Monday, the Portland, Me. City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss legalizing marijuana for adults age 21 and older within city limits. The hearing ties into...
Anti-Marijuana Billboards Removed in Oregon

Anti-Marijuana Billboards Removed in Oregon

Seven anti-marijuana billboards in the Portland, Oregon area have been taken down after numerous complaints were received from medical marijuana patients. The billboards depicted people who looked almost zombie-like,...
Atlantic CannaFest to be Held in Maine This Saturday

Atlantic CannaFest to be Held in Maine This Saturday

This Saturday, Portland, ME medical marijuana advocates are hosting Atlantic CannaFest at Deering Oaks Park.  The festival is a free rally featuring music, vendors, and speakers.  There will be...
Oregon Hospital Changes Transplant Rules Relating to Marijuana Use

Oregon Hospital Changes Transplant Rules Relating to Marijuana Use

Oregon Health and Science University Hospital (OHSU) in Portland has decided to ease their rules relating to marijuana use and organ transplants.  In the past, the hospital required six...