Maine proposal shifts responsibility for rec MJ implementation

Maine lawmakers seem to be going in circles. After residents voted to legalize adult-use marijuana last year, the legislature was tasked with passing a bill to implement a new recreational cannabis industry. But a rewrite to the implementing legislation recently would forbid recreational marijuana businesses unless municipalities expressly approve them, basically returning the state to de facto prohibition. That’s how attorney Amy Tchao of the Drummond Woodsum law firm explained the proposed rewrite to the Maine Municipal Association’s convention, the Portland Press Herald reported. The original ballot measure that voters approved last fall gave municipalities the right to <a ... Maine proposal shifts responsibility for rec MJ implementation is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs