Marijuana convention in Portland bigger than last year’s

10/14/17–The New England Cannabis Network’s Maine Cannabis Convention in Portland comes as the Maine Legislature grapples with a rewrite of the Marijuana Legalization Act approved by a narrow margin by Maine voters last fall. Although the bill has the support of recreational marijuana advocates, its fate in the Legislature is far from certain. If the bill fails, the ballot question voters approved last November will become law – and that, the bill’s advocates say, could open up a black market for marijuana products. That market potential may explain the large crowds showing up at this year’s convention, which far exceeded the last two years. Read