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Maine lawmakers send marijuana sales bill to Gov. LePage. He’s vowed to veto it.

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Legislators in Maine have sent a compromise bill governing marijuana retail sales to Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who has vowed to veto it. The Senate gave final approval to the bill Tuesday. LePage recently said he’d

Maine House OKs retail marijuana bill, but with fewer votes

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine House has approved for a second time a compromise bill governing marijuana retail sales, sending the measure to the Senate for final enactment. The 102-38 vote Thursday represented a veto-proof majority. But it’s a

Maine House passes new compromise on legal marijuana sales

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers cast a pivotal vote Tuesday in favor of allowing retail marijuana sales, signaling strong support for enacting a law change approved by voters that has been held up by politics. The Maine House of Representatives

Maine marijuana radio show educating listeners on law

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 7:52 am • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 7:54 am By The Associated Press SKOWHEGAN, Maine — A host of Maine’s first marijuana-themed radio show says he hopes it educates listeners and breaks down the stigma surrounding

Maine bill would make it easier to qualify for medical marijuana

Published: Mar 9, 2018, 3:09 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2018, 3:24 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — A bill to make it easier for Mainers to qualify as medical marijuana patients is getting some legislative backing. Maine