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Medical marijuana patients and providers protected from federal prosecution under new spending bill

Medical cannabis advocates march to Los Angeles City Hall. Today, in a move which will surely ease the minds of many Maine medical marijuana patients and growers, the House of Representatives passed a short-term federal spending bill that includes a provision extending legal protections for medical cannabis. The provision, known as the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, prohibits […]

Recreational marijuana “gifts” in exchange for “donations” are asking for trouble

As this creative 2010 Craigslist listing reveals, efforts to exchange cannabis for cash or something else of value – even when the law doesn’t permit it – are nothing new. As Mainers without medical cards patiently await the day when they can walk into a retail cannabis store and buy a brownie or an eighth of their […]