Maine drug agents seize $275,000 worth of marijuana
"Maine drug agents have charged a Massachusetts man with cultivating marijuana after they raided a backwoods clearing in Limerick and seized pot they say was worth $275,000. "
New liquor contract could bring Maine extra $41 million
"The official who oversees the sale of hard liquor in Maine says the state can bring in $41 million a year in additional revenue while lowering costs to the consumer....Reid said they could use a new contract to try to lower the cost of alcohol in Maine. "
Who's the bigger "pusher"? And please note that drug #1 above, has a reputation for causing inane laughter, mellowness, fellowship, and inexplicable love of The Grateful Dead and Phish. Drug #2 has a reputation for causing fatal auto accidents and domestic violence, and was the subject of our last, failed, attempt to ban a substance with concomitant creation of a violent criminal syndicate for manufacture and distribution.
But, hey, I guess I should be glad my government is ensuring I can get even MORE alcohol at a CHEAPER price, while protecting me from a dangerous weed farmer, right?