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US Coast Guard enforces federal marijuana laws on Maine waters

7/28/17--The US Coast Guard wants boaters to know, whether you’re on a commercial fishing vessel or a pleasure craft, marijuana is illegal on the waters they patrol. Whether its just off the coast in Casco Bay or deep out to sea, the US Coast Guard enforces federal law in navigable waters. Under federal law, marijuana is illegal, whether its medical or recreational. Read

A retail marijuana moratorium is necessary to defend public health

1/4/17--Lawmakers have said for the past month that one of their biggest issues will be implementing the marijuana legalization law passed by voters in the referendum. That law will take effect January 30, but some legislators are already saying they should enact a moratorium to delay it. The argument they make is that there are too many details to work out during the just-started, six-month session. Read