Wellness Connection filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday against the Maine department that oversees marijuana policy, claiming that residency restrictions on owners of recreational cannabis businesses violate the U.S. Constitution.

The Auburn-based company said the residency requirement is delaying its entry into the adult-use market because it needs more capital investment, which it said is more available outside of Maine.

It also said the requirement may stymie job and economic growth for recreational marijuana businesses and for the entire Maine economy.

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Lori Valigra ~ BangorDailyNews.com

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