Author Archives: Communications at Legalize Maine

02 Nov
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Civil Liberties

I got involved in drug policy because when I worked for the Drug Policy Alliance in law school and the ACLU of Maine here in my home state. Since then, I've been working with people across Maine to improve our ...

02 Nov
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Why does the marijuana sales tax go into the general fund?

Placing too high a tax on cannabis has unintended consequences and too low a tax wouldn’t pass into law. Maine will charge a fair rate of 10% and let it go into the general fund. Legalize Maine did not think ...

02 Nov
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Why are we giving money to the police if it’s going to be legalized?

As members of the medical cannabis community, Legalize Maine has heard hundreds of stories of patients and caregivers getting hassled by the police over the years. It was usually a matter of the officer not understanding the law. We talked ...

02 Nov
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Does legalization require a blood test OUI law?

If anyone tells you a THC OUI test will be mandatory if Question One passes, they are wrong. The federal government only requires a policy for driving under the impairment of drugs. Maine already has that law, nothing new will ...

02 Nov
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Does the canopy cap apply to the medical program?

Under Question 1, the medical program will continue to run the same as before. If you are a caregiver now, you will continue to be a caregiver under the same rules and regulations you operate under today. If you are ...

01 Nov
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Will small farmers be a big part of legalization?

Let’s get real……Out west in the cannabis world,…… Maine’s largest grow of 30,000 sq ft under Question 1 would qualify you as a small farmer. Legalize Maine wrote Question One to provide opportunities for Maine farmers and keep corporate marijuana ...

31 Oct
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LIVE STREAM 11/3/16, 6PM – Question 1 Debate: The Marijuana Issue

28 Oct
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Revenues From Legalization

28 Oct
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Drug Policy Alliance statistics on improvements to CO’s crime rate, drug rate, tax info

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28 Oct
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State General Fund Support of Maine Education

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