New England

new england

Rhode Island Becomes 19th State to Legalize Cannabis for Adults

Democratic Governor Dan McKee signed legislation into law this afternoon legalizing the personal use and ...

NORML 25 May 2022
new england

Rhode Island Legislature Sends Adult Use Cannabis Bill to Governor’s Desk

Both chambers of the Rhode Island legislature voted today to legalize and regulate the adult ...

NORML 24 May 2022
maine

Feds charge 13, including cops and a prosecutor, in alleged Maine cannabis conspiracy

FARMINGTON, Maine — More than a dozen people, including law enforcement officers and elected officials, are ...

Marco SIlva 29 Oct 2021
maine

More than 90% of Maine towns still don’t allow adult use cannabis sales

Maine’s recreational cannabis market continues to grow, even though less than 10% of the towns ...

Marco SIlva 22 Sep 2021
maine

Maine adult-use cannabis sales jumped 45% in July, to nearly $10 million

Officials say it’s likely that summer tourism, market growth and the Fourth of July ...

Marco SIlva 9 Aug 2021
maine

Federal judge hears arguments over Maine’s medical cannabis seller residency requirement

PORTLAND, Maine — U.S. District Judge Nancy Torresen heard oral arguments on the case in ...

Marco SIlva 17 Jul 2021
feature

Hemp Farming and Slavery: A Story of Exploit and Shame

Slave labor brought this labor-intensive crop to prominence in centuries past. As the hemp industry ...

Monica Donovan 30 Jun 2020
New England

What’s Next for New England?

Special thanks to David Silberman, Jarred Moffat and Matt Simon, who contributed reporting and interviews ...

Kathryn Blume 22 Jul 2019
#vtpoli

Vermont Agency of Agriculture Responds to Maine CBD Product Ban

In response to inquiries from Vermont hemp farmers, processors, and product-makers unsettled by Maine’s ...

Heady Vermont Staff 6 Feb 2019
front

Citing FDA, Maine Takes Steps to End Sales of CBD to Public

On Friday, the Portland Press Herald reported that in the last week, the Maine Department ...

Heady Vermont Staff 2 Feb 2019
feature

Battlefield Tested, Cannabis Cured: New England Veterans Alliance

Doc Vines, President of New England Veterans Association – Vermont, was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011 as ...

Kathryn Blume 28 May 2018
events

First New England Cannabis Convention In Vermont Sells Out Exhibitor Booths

Vermont Lt. Governor David Zuckerman to deliver keynote address. The Vermont cannabis community is counting ...

Kathryn Blume 2 Apr 2018