Happy 420! As legend goes, the history of 420 originates in 1971 in California. Five high school students in San Rafael used the term "4:20" in connection with their plan to search for an abandoned cannabis crop (based on a treasure map made by the grower). The group called themselves the "Waldos," since their hangout… Continue reading The History of 420 …
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Mainer’s Benefit Most from Medical Cannabis – Time to Leave it Alone
We strongly believe that the medical program in Maine is one of the best (if not #1) in the country. We also believe there is no reason to alter the program as it is working well already. Please read our OpEd below outlining our thoughts on the matter... Mainer's Benefit Most from Medical Cannabis -… Continue reading Mainer’s Benefit Most from Medical Cannabis – Time to Leave it Alone
Happy National Hemp Day!
Hemp has been a part of human civilization for thousands of years. Ancient civilizations used hemp fibers to make fabric for clothing and other materials. America’s founding fathers drafted early documents on hemp paper. George Washington grow hemp and Abraham Lincoln enjoyed smoking hemp. Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, is one of the most… Continue reading Happy National Hemp Day!
Another Visit to Augusta
We went to Augusta today to testify in favor of several bills that would make the adult use cannabis laws more friendly to small business and the caregiving community. Paul is quoted in this article here: Lawmakers consider multiple recreational marijuana bills Interview/Story on WABI Bangor Though the industry has gained more support over… Continue reading Another Visit to Augusta
Louis Armstrong and Cannabis
The influential Jazz musician, Louis Armstrong (b. August 4, 1901), was an advocate for cannabis use medicinally and socially. In his era is was called many things including: "gage," "mugs," and "Mary Warner." Armstrong used cannabis for relaxation before and after performances and expressed the following sentiment about the camaraderie he felt: “That’s one reason… Continue reading Louis Armstrong and Cannabis