Tag Archives: GMO

Debates on weed, welfare and abortion to dominate State House today

Reuters photo by Jason Redmond.

Greetings from the state capitol, where today will be referred to as “weed day.” OK, maybe that’s a bit too flippant a way to put it, but two bills aimed at legalizing the recreational use of marijuana by adults are both scheduled for public hearings today in the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. One […]

UPDATE: LePage ceremonially signs GMO bill after all

Ted Quaday, executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, delivered more than 500 handwritten postcards to Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday urging him to sign a bill into law that could lead to labeling of all foods coming into Maine with genetically modified ingredients.  LePage ceremonially signed the bill on Wednesday, said […]