Cannabis News Box

Maine discontinues adult-use cannabis residency requirement to sidestep legal predicaments

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2020

Cannabis residency requirements have caused a lingering problem in Maine’s legal weed industry. Fortunately things could soon be changing, with Maine regulators declaring an end to the favoring of “cannapreneurial” residents, as opposed to out-of-state business owners. This is according to a report f...

Launch of recreational cannabis sales delayed in Maine due to coronavirus

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 1, 2020

In 2016, voters approved a measure to legalize adult-use cannabis in Maine. Although it has been four years since the plant was legalized for recreational purposes statewide, the state has taken longer to kick-start its legal market than any other cannabis-friendly state in the U.S.  Just as the in...