• Maine Jan 9

    Maine Marijuana Shops Report Brisk Business Despite Pandemic

    Maine’s rollout of legal marijuana sales has been muted compared with other states because of the coronavirus pandemic, but shops are reporting brisk business nonetheless. Maine wasn’t able to replicate the grand opening scenes that have followed the first sales in other states. But regulators reported more than $1 million in sales in October, more than $1.2 million in November…

  • Maine Dec 10, 2020

    Marijuana Is Now Maine's Biggest Agricultural Commodity

    Potatoes and wild blueberries are two of the agricultural products Maine is most known for. Now, there might be a big green addition to that list. Medical marijuana sales from January to October 2020 alone were roughly $222 million, according to new data from Maine’s Department of Administrative and Financial Services. And The Portland Press Herald obtained data from Maine…

  • marijuana legalization Oct 14, 2020

    Mainers Spent Over $250K on Cannabis During First Weekend

    Maine residents spent more than $250,000 on marijuana over the course of the first weekend of legal retail sales of the drug in the state. Voters in the state chose to legalize adult use marijuana in 2016, but retail sales didn’t become legal until this month. The Maine Office of Marijuana Policy said the long weekend that ended on Monday…

  • marijuana Mar 3, 2020

    Legal Marijuana Sales in Maine Pushed Back Another 3 Months

    The target date for the first legal sales of marijuana in Maine are being pushed back again as the state and municipalities work on issuing licenses. The Portland Press Herald reports state officials had hoped the first marijuana stores could open this spring, but it now looks like June is more realistic. Applicants for licenses need to receive a conditional…

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