Maine to Address Opioid Crisis

Maine to Address Opioid Crisis

The state of Maine’s Task Force to Address the Opioid Crisis met last week and is expected to present their recommendations to state legislatures by Dec. 6, 2017. Recommendations will include prevention, law enforcement, harm reduction, drug treatment, and recovery. According to officials in law enforcement, 185 Maine residents died from a drug overdose between […]

Connecticut Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Maine

Connecticut Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Maine

Rafael Santiago-Salazar, age 19, was arrested, in Maine, on Oct. 25, 2017, for an attempted murder committed on Jan. 19, in Winchester, Connecticut. Santiago-Salazar was held in the Washington County Jail in Machias, Maine. Then he was taken to the state police barracks in Litchfield where he was charged with attempted murder, first-degree unlawful restraint, […]

Maine Addresses Newly Legalized Recreational Marijuana

Maine Addresses Newly Legalized Recreational Marijuana

At the request of Governor Paul LePage, Maine legislatures returned to the capital city to address the newly legalized recreational marijuana and rewrite the current law. The revised marijuana bill was proposed by a bipartisan panel of legislatures. The bill will allow Maine communities to “opt-in” to sales of recreational marijuana, and add an excise […]

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