City Officials in Cornish, Maine Force Cancellation of ‘Bud and Breakfast’ Event – News

Voters in Maine legalized recreational marijuana use last November, but thanks to legislative posturing and a slow moving regulatory process, residents and tourists still can’t walk into a store and buy weed. In the meantime, possession and private consumption of the plant is already legal, or at least that’s what the law books say.

According to the Bangor Daily News, though, one businesswoman in Cornish, ME promoting a ‘bud and breakfast’ hotel package has had the event shut down by city code enforcers, with little in the way of explanation.

Trinity Madison had made arrangements with the local Cornish Inn to host a three week event that would transform the hotel into the the Laughing Grass Inn, a cannabis-themed vacation destination with edibles, a cannabis happy hour and other inhalable amenities provided free for paying guests. As long as all of the guests were over 21 years of age, the event would have met every point of local law. Instead, the event has since been cancelled, leaving Madison, and Cornish Inn owner Richard Decourcey to reimburse reservations and scratch their heads.  

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