We are in the midst of harvest season on this National Farmer's Day. We’d like to acknowledge all the hard-working farmers (cannabis & beyond) on this day. Paul has been named to the Maine Medical Cannabis Workgroup and one of his main focuses is preserving the program for Maine small-scale cannabis farmers and businesses. You… Continue reading Happy National Farmer’s Day
Governor Mills has not vetoed LD 1242 - this means the emergency legislation became law at midnight! Thank you all who helped make this important legislation happen. We’d like to extend an additional thanks to: Sen. Chip Curry and Reps Jan Dodge, Scott Cuddy, and MaryAnne Kinney; who voted for the patients and caregivers in… Continue reading LD 1242 Becomes Law!
A win for patients & small businesses! We would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to all who helped pass LD 1242! The bill has passed the Maine House and Senate and is awaiting final enactment in both bodies as an emergency measure. Read the text of the bill here as well as a… Continue reading LD 1242 Passes!
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 …
Since last writing, OMP has revised (ever so slightly) their proposed rules. Updated 4/2/21 Please read our next post about another bill that would stop the new rules for now to allow more stakeholder participation We think these revisions haven't gone far enough in keeping medicine affordable and accessible for patients! There was a public hearing… Continue reading UPDATE: Hearing on New Maine Medical Marijuana Rules