Maine Marijuana and Alcohol Legislation

While most of us our busy dealing with school, families, work and the pandemic’s effects on all of those things, marijuana and alcohol retailers are busy creating new legislation so that Mainers can get easier access to their products.

If you would like to learn how to prevent youth marijuana use in Maine, you can check out this guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

It explains why selling or providing marijuana (or alcohol, tobacco or other legal drugs) in community settings is not a good way to prevent youth use.

If you would like to learn how to prevent youth marijuana use in Maine, you can check out this guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It explains why selling or providing marijuana (or alcohol, tobacco or other legal drugs) in community settings is not a good way to prevent youth use.

Find out what’s going on in Augusta around all sorts of issues.

And you can contact your legislator to let them know how you feel.

You can also submit your opinion in writing to the legislature. The Maine Public Health Association can help you learn how to communicate with the legislature here.

FMI, Sally Manninen, Director of CTBH and Community Health smanninen@yorkhospital.com

Local community coalition members identified easy access as one of the biggest risk factors in our communities for youth drug use.