Augusta’s medical marijuana trade show keeps planting the seed

I was reading the article in the press herald by Keith Edwards the other day: “I’m in this because there is a big picture here. It isn’t just my daughter, or your daughter. It is the big picture of medical cannabis. That’s why we continue to fight,” Osborn said. “It is still stigmatized, so people […]

I was reading the article in the press herald by Keith Edwards the other day:

“I’m in this because there is a big picture here. It isn’t just my daughter, or your daughter. It is the big picture of medical cannabis. That’s why we continue to fight,” Osborn said. “It is still stigmatized, so people are afraid to talk with their doctor. Don’t be. Speak to them. Share your knowledge so you can get them on board with your treatment. Knowledge is power.”

A panel of lawyers discussed legal issues surrounding medical marijuana, which is legal in Maine but still illegal under federal law.

“If, God forbid, the police visit you, do not cooperate,” said Maine attorney Leonard Sharon in advice echoed by the panel’s other three lawyers. “If they have a search warrant, let them in to the area specified on the warrant. Do not talk to them, no matter if they say it will help you. The only thing (talking) does is give them more evidence. … Shut up.”

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