420 with CNW – New Impediment to Maine’s Anticipated Marijuana Sales Emerges

May 13, 2020 16:20:54

Maine’s burgeoning marijuana industry has been stuck in developmental hell for the past few years. Despite Maine voters approving a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in November 2016, there are still no retailers in the state. Since then, the journey to legal marijuana sales has been fraught with a number of legislative and regulatory changes, and in one case, a gubernatorial veto.

The state released rules for adult-use cannabis businesses in June 2019 and began accepting applications for recreational retailers in December. The first conditional licenses were issued in March with the hopes of launching retail sales by spring. However, with the coronavirus pandemic raging across the country, those plans have been put…


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