Bill Aims To Use Recreational Cannabis Tax Revenue To Fund Maine Recovery Centers

By Kodichi Lawrence, WABI on June 14, 2023

Recovery advocates gathered at the state house to support a bill seeking to utilize 12% of tax revenue from the recreational cannabis industry to fund recovery centers across Maine.

“When I think about these policies, I think about hundreds of Mainers we have lost to overdose,” Rep. Rana said.

Ambureen Rana represents part of Bangor and is the sponsor of the bill. She says it makes sense to use funding from an industry that may have contributed to the problem.

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