So far the legalization effort in Maine has looked more like that of Vermont, which only legalized personal use and cultivation.

Nearly three years after Maine voters approved the legal growth and sale of adult-use marijuana, the state has finally developed a plan to begin commercial sales.

State officials hope that retail cannabis sales to adults 21 and over can begin as soon as next spring, a goal that's prompting current operators in the state's medical cannabis program — and aspiring entrepreneurs — to shape how the market will operate.

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Steve Mistler ~ MainePublic.org ~

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