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Medical Marijuana Caregivers Maine has been in the State House every session since 2011 working to improve the state’s medical marijuana laws.

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Teaching classes and providing informational sessions. Medical Marijuana Caregivers program Series 101, Intro to Caregiving, Maine Medical Marijuana Laws, best practices and, more for patients, caregivers and anyone who wants to be educated.

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MMCM provides support and resources to patients and caregivers across Maine with Municipality issues, legal cases and correspondence with DHHS and other related agencies.

Urgent

Department of Administrative Financial Services has released a draft for the adult use rules..........

Please click here to review the Draft Rules....
https://www.maine.gov/dafs/services/marijuana/rulemaking/draft-rules

MMCM would appreciate a response with feed back ...
via email...... mmcmaine@gmail.com

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Federal Cannabis Industry Banking Reform Bill gets a hearing next week

In the first in what are anticipated to be multiple Congressional hearings to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee has scheduled to convene a markup on The Safe Banking Act, HR 1595.
Thousands of state-licensed and regulated businesses lack access to the banking industry and are unable to accept credit cards, deposit revenues, or w...

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Please Note these Changes…..

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 1, 2019
Contact: David Heidrich, (207) 624-7800
Director of Communications, Department of Administrative and Financial Services

Office of Marijuana Policy Announces New RFP for Seed-to-Sale Provider

State of Maine withdraws contract with Metrc, will conduct a competitive procurement for a unified marijuana tracking solution.
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MMCM Network Meetings

May 2019 Network Meetings

Westbrook – May 22nd, 2019 11:30 – 1:00pm

300 Conant St, Westbrook, ME

MidCoast Rockport – May 30th, 2019 6:00- 8:00pm) (NEW VENUE) Come check it out!

Off Shore Restaurant, 770 Commercial Street, Rockport, ME 44856

Come Join us!

"Access to Monthly Networking Meetings"

MMCM members gain access to member only meetings held throughout the state every month. These interactive meetings ...

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HOME GROWN MAINE 2019

Trade Show & Expo
 
The Largest Cannabis Trade Show in New England
 
Coming May 31st, June 1st & 2nd 2019
 
If you are interested in participating as a Sponsor or as a vendor
 
 
 
Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine. 662 Stanley Road, Winthrop, ME 04364
207-596-3501. MMCM-online.org.

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DEA Rejects Attempt To Loosen Federal Restrictions On Marijuana

Read the article HERE: by Carrie Johnson - National Public Radio

The Obama administration has denied a bid by two Democratic governors to reconsider how it treats marijuana under federal drug control laws, keeping the drug for now, at least, in the most restrictive category for U.S. law enforcement purposes.

Drug Enforcement Administration chief Chuck Rosenberg says the decision is rooted in science. Rosenberg gave "enormous weight" to conclusions by the Food and Drug Administration that marijuana has "no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States," and by some measures, it remains highly vulnerable to abuse as the most commonly used illicit drug across the nation.

"This decision isn't based on danger. This decision is based on whether marijuana, as determined by the FDA, is a safe and effective medicine," he said, "and it's not."
Hundreds of advocates for marijuana legalization rally and smoke pot outside the White House in Washington, D.C. on April 02, 2016.

Marijuana is considered a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act, alongside heroin and LSD, while other, highly addictive substances including oxycodone and methamphetamine are regulated differently under Schedule II of the law. But marijuana's designation has nothing to do with danger, Rosenberg said.