Medical Marijuana: Maine Establishes Prescription Pot Guidelines
In Maine, state regulators are trying to come up with new ways to manage medical marijuana.
Maine health officials want to make a prescription pot patient-monitoring program optional. Now, users must participate in a state ID program that keeps track of them, according to The Associated Press.
The proposed changes are the first since 2009, when curative cannabis got the OK in the state.
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Well, if the reforms get enacted, cops would be barred from seizing marijuana "belonging to a patient, caregiver or dispensary" unless they have more than the legal amount or if said seizure relates to a criminal investigation.
One reform has drawn the ire of some medical marijuana advocates.
That proposed change would require 8-foot privacy fences around any outdoor medical marijuana cultivation site, the AP notes.
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