The website Estately.com has come up with the U.S. Marijuana Enthusiasm Index. They based their index on five factors: Marijuana Users, Marijuana Affordability, Interest in Marijuana, Legal Status of Marijuana, and Publicly Expressed Interest in Marijuana. So, where did Maine rank on their index?
It looks like Mainers will be voting in November to legalize recreational marijuana. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol and supporters of their effort have collect over 100,000 signatures and will be delivering the petitions to the Secretary of State in Augusta today.
The states of Washington and Colorado have legalized marijuana and now there is a push for Maine to follow suit. The group Marijuana Policy Project is leading a campaign for ballot initiatives, to legalize recreational use of marijuana for people 21 and older, in South Portland, Lewiston and York.
Marion Cloutier, 48, of Augusta,Maine was sentenced on Monday to two years in federal prison after being arrested in 2012 for growing 148 marijuana plants inside a secured, fenced-in area at the Augusta State Airport.
How fun? To me, this seems the next natural step for Denver, Colorado, where recreational use of pot is legal. Denver County Fair will a joint-rolling contest (done with oregano, not the real thing), the Best Homemade Bong contest, dioramas made with Peeps and a Drag Queen Contest! Oh ya, ther…
Since marijuana has become legal in Washington state, pig farmers are taking advantage of the waste from the manufacturing process and feeding it to their pigs. Growers have a problem figuring out what to do with the excess stems, roots and leaves, so one group came up with the idea of feeding it to…
Donald Christen of Madison is organizing a public 'smoke-in' rally on Patriot's Day, this Monday, on the steps of the Somerset County courthouse. It's a rally to draw attention of efforts to legalize marijuana use.
Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree has joined the effort to pass a bill that would allow states to set marijuana policies without federal interference. The law would end marijuana prohibition and start regulating marijuana like alcohol at the federal level.