Jan. 27, 2022, 3:40 PM
Medical marijuana growers in Maine may be prosecuted underneath federal drug legal guidelines despite the fact that the Division of Justice can’t spend cash to implement these legal guidelines in opposition to medical marijuana operations allowed by states, the First Circuit mentioned.
Maine strictly regulates medical marijuana growers and solely permits small operations to exist. Brian Bilodeau, Tyler Poland, and entities related to them run a medical marijuana operation regulated by Maine.
They had been charged underneath the federal Managed Substances Act for operating a a lot greater operation than that allowed by the state, despite the fact that a congressional rider in DOJ’s annual appropriation additionally says that none …