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Waterville, other Maine towns set to deal with marijuana laws

Waterville, other Maine towns set to deal with marijuana laws

As of January 30, marijuana is legal for recreational use in Maine. Like several other states that have recently legalized, Maine is now facing the challenges associated with regulating the popular drug. The law passed on the November 8, 2016 ballot by a small 3,995 votes, though marijuana remains a Schedule 1 drug federally. According to the City of Waterville […]

Question 1: The case for legalizing marijuana

Question 1: The case for legalizing marijuana

Ronald Reagan once said during a speech on the War on Drugs, “Marijuana, pot, grass, whatever you want to call it, is probably the most dangerous drug in the United States.” Now, although many scientific studies have come forward showing this to be blatantly untrue, the sensationalized fear of marijuana from the beginning years of the War on Drugs is […]

by Ryan Hara· · 0 comments · Opinion
High stakes: debate on medical marijuana

High stakes: debate on medical marijuana

On Monday, February 22, the City Planning Board had a public hearing in Waterville to draft an ordinance that would govern the use and legalization of marijuana and its infrastructure. The Planning Board failed to reach an agreement regarding where marijuana dispensaries could be located and the restrictions would govern them. The debate ended in a vote to revisit the […]

by Jamie Schwartz· · 0 comments · Local