Tags: "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
0

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 ...

23 Oct
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How Does Question One affect patients?

Legalization will open up the cultivation and supply of cannabis for all adults with medical needs….not restrict it. Legalize Maine worked with Maine patients and caregivers across the state to write Question One so that small artisan farmers could exist ...

22 Oct
0

The Right to Home Grow.

Home grow is a centerpiece of the Legalize Maine initiative. Under Question 1, all Mainers 21 and over will have the right to cultivate marijuana. Marijuana can be expensive, and we believe you should be able to grow your own. ...

21 Oct
0

How Does Question One affect the medical marijuana program?

It doesn’t. Question One was written by members of the Maine medical cannabis community. It specifically prohibits changes to the medical program if Question One passes.But that doesn’t mean there won’t be changes. The medical marijuana program changes every year, ...

20 Oct
0

Question One… Written by Mainers for Mainers.

Legalize Maine knew years ago that Maine was different. We wrote the initiative to favor adults 21 years and older, protect our thriving medical program, and give Maine a new industry. The claim that big marijuana is coming to Maine ...

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