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  WCSH6 -  PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – The operator of four of Maine's eight medical marijuana dispensaries has voluntarily recalled two varieties of its cannabis due to high levels of microbes. Wellness Connection of Ma…
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  SF Gate -   CHICAGO (AP) — Supporters of an Illinois doctor who's in trouble for a marijuana recommendation say his case could have a chilling effect on other doctors' participation in the state's medical cannabis pilo…
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  USA Today -    After waiting in line for hours at a booth during a medical marijuana convention in San Francisco, Jeff Harrington needed only a two-minute consultation and a written recommendation to become a medical marijuana pati…
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  Fortune -    Using cutting-edge technology, Potbotics wants to change how the medical marijuana industry treats patients. A common criticism of the medical marijuana industry is that a large portion, if not the majority, of pat…
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  Huffington Post -   A key Senate committee passed a bill today allowing the nation's capital to establish regulated marijuana stores and let banks provide financial services to state-legalized marijuana dispensaries. These are just …
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  WCSH -   BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A local addiction recovery organization listed several of its concerns with legal recreational marijuana. Two groups are collecting signatures to get legalization on the 2016 ballot; they need…
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  Forbes -   As of today, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medicinal marijuana and four have legalized its recreational use as well. Despite that, marijuana remains a so-called Schedule I controlled substance – …
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  GCN -   States with legalized marijuana industries need technology to track plants from seed to sale and from doctors to patients. Tech companies are answering the call in creative ways -- adapting much of the technology from industries…
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  Central Maine.com - Another proposal to establish a legal limit similar to that for alcohol could come from the Maine secretary of state, but experts have warned that such a law would be arbitrary. AUGUSTA — An effort to establish …
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  Fox News -   Reading, writing ... and reefer?  A first-in-the-nation bill that would allow students to have medical marijuana in school is heading to the Colorado governor’s desk after passing the state legislature late M…
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  The Press Herald -   But Maine hospitals say they face federal penalties if they allow patients, including children, to use nonsmokable forms of medical marijuana prescribed by their doctors. AUGUSTA — Samantha Brown doesn&rsq…
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  Fox13 -  SALT LAKE CITY — A bill that could legalize medical cannabis in Utah has been introduced in the state legislature. Senate Bill 259, sponsored by Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Saratoga Springs, would allow for people with debili…
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  NBC Bay Area -  Medical Marijuana is Already Recreational, Say Insiders In California, medical marijuana remains legal and many believe that next year voters may get to decide if the state will take the next step and legalize recrea…
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  Bangor Daily -   GARDINER, Maine — Few people know about a recent preclinical study by the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute in Florida that states THC, the component in marijuana that gets users high, may slow the progress of Alzh…
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  Alaska Dispatch News -   A possible delay on implementing marijuana concentrate regulations in Alaska has proponents of legalization fuming. Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, pre-filed House Bill 59 Friday, which is intended to provide gui…
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  SFGate -   2015 is going to be the ‘Year of the Weed App’ as the receding tide of prohibition invites mainstream technologists to dip their toes into the bong water. Fresh off the holiday break, the auspicious startup Ma…
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  New York Times -  SEATTLE — A year into the nation's experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medi…
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  Mainstreet.com -  NEW YORK (MainStreet) — With Maine’s ballot referendum set to legalize pot and New York City dropping all small possession charges, the year 2015 is gearing up to be significant for marijuana entrepreneurs.…
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  Bangor Daily News -   BANGOR, Maine — A slight change in Maine’s medical marijuana laws earlier this year has sparked a new trend in this sudden growth industry: the manufacture and legal sale of highly concentrated liquid m…
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  Yahoo News -  WASHINGTON (AP) — It's easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia's decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter. A catch-all spending …
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  Boston.com -  There are a surprising number of medical reasons for a gynecologist to have male patients. The list includes fertility consultation, treating sexually transmitted infections, and anal cancer screenings. The list does n…
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  Forbes - There are now 24 jurisdictions with laws that legalize use of marijuana for medical purposes. Five of those jurisdictions—Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and the District of Columbia—have gone so far as to legalize…
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  TheState.com  -  SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE — Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive — thus far the province of western states — to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here m…
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  Forbes -   In 1992, when Americans elected a president who said he had smoked pot without inhaling, the number of marijuana arrests in the United States began a steep climb. It peaked in 2007, during the administration of a president wh…
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  USA Today -   LAS VEGAS — Starting early next year, tourists with a medical marijuana card from their home state can buy pot while visiting Las Vegas and other Nevada cities. A handful of other states offer similar reciprocity…
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  Wall St Cheat Sheet -  2012 and 2014 were both incredibly important years for marijuana legalization. Colorado and Washington both jumped the gun and passed initiatives to decriminalize and legalize cannabis by popular vote in 2012, and…
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  The Miami Herald - Young stoners, as it turned out, didn’t turn out.   Support for a marijuana initiative that Florida Democrats had hoped might rouse younger voters from their collective fugue came nowhere ne…
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  The Atlantic - President Obama lost his mandate to govern Tuesday, as his party ceded control of the Senate and additional seats in the House. For partisans who obsess over the ups and downs of every election cycle, that makes Democrats seem…
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  The Atlantic - A conversation with middle-aged moms, homeless men, and college kids about post-prohibition in Boulder, Colorado   The most eclectic gathering spot in Boulder, Colorado, is the Pearl Street Mall, a pedestrian thor…
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  Bangor Daily News -  When voters enter the booth on Tuesday in South Portland and Lewiston, marijuana will be on the ballot alongside the governor’s race and other political choices. Voters in those two cities will decide whether …
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  Huffington Post -  If all 50 states legalized marijuana and the federal government ended prohibition of the plant, the marijuana industry in the United States would be worth $35 billion just six years from now. That's according …
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  International Business Times - David Boyer has challenged South Portland Police Chief Edward Googins to a “hit for shot” duel in a public park. For every shot of alcohol Googins takes, Boyer would take a toke of marijuana, and th…
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  Insurance.com -  The spread of legalized marijuana is lighting up questions about home insurance coverage for pot.   Will your policy pay out if your plants are stolen or destroyed by a fire? What happens if a neighbor kid …
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  Press Herald - Advocates of efforts in Lewiston and South Portland say they have momentum, while foes push back against a ‘feeling of inevitability.’   SOUTH PORTLAND — Lewiston Mayor Robert Macdonald said he i…
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  The Oregonian -  Andrew Courtenay was on his fourth round of antibiotics for an arm infection when he decided, at his mother’s urging, to become an Oregon medical marijuana patient.   The 24-year-old said he got a car…
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  Bangor Daily News - LEWISTON, Maine — Advocates for a city ordinance change that would make the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana legal for those older than 21 said Tuesday they are hoping to mobilize young voters, especially …
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  WGME 13 - YORK (WGME) -- Local voters made the choice last year to legalize marijuana possession in the City of Portland. This, even though it is against the law in Maine. Now, voters in two more southern Maine cities will soon decide if the…
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  The Washington Post -  Advocates have taken first steps toward getting marijuana legalization on the 2016 ballot in at least six states, with two more joining the growing list this week.   In Maine, advocates formed a polit…
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  Time -  Referendums across the country set the stage for an even bigger fight in 2016   The battle over legalizing recreational marijuana in California—the big enchilada that may tilt legalization not only in the U.S.…
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  It may be an off-year election, but it's a big one for drug policy reform. In seven weeks, voters across the country will have a chance to accelerate the unprecedented momentum to legalize marijuana and end the wider drug war. In fact, t…
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