Maine lawmakers will consider legalizing marijuana

Marijuana legalization is getting plenty of attention in Maine. Two groups have announced planned petition drives to put their version of legalization on the 2016 ballot. Now a state lawmaker is getting involved. Maine State Rep. Diane Russell confirmed by phone Monday that she will file a bill to legalize marijuana and tax it like alcohol inContinue reading “Maine lawmakers will consider legalizing marijuana”

Marijuana Policy Project plotting legalization strategies in New England

Americans look west for signs of what marijuana policy reform will be like. Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon boast legal cannabis and coalitions in California, Nevada and Arizona are working on promising ballot measures campaigns. The next big victories, however, may come from the country’s Northeast. While the world watched Colorado and Washington, New England’sContinue reading “Marijuana Policy Project plotting legalization strategies in New England”