Permission to medicate in Augusta

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Posted: November 6
Updated: Today at 8:57 PM

Permission to medicate in Augusta

Medical marijuana users turn out for Civic Center event

By Keith Edwards kedwards@centralmaine.com
Staff Writer

AUGUSTA — Medical marijuana users shared hits off a vaporizer and compared buds of their home-grown efforts Saturday, separated by just the thin vinyl wall of a tent and several feet of Augusta Civic Center parking lot from Augusta Police Sgt. Christopher Shaw.

HIGH TECH MACHINE: Jake McClure, of the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine, talks about indoor growing equipment in the Maine Hydroponics Supply booth during the Home Grown Maine trade show Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center.

Staff photo by Joe Phelan

VAPORIZER AT WORK: Chris Kenoyer uses a Happy Vappy vaporizer to inhale marijuana in a tent in the parking lot during the Medical Marijuana Caregivers’ Home Grown Maine trade show Saturday at the Augusta Civic Center.

Staff photo by Joe Phelan

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The marijuana use taking place inside the tent was not why Shaw was there.

Police, Civic Center staff, the District Attorney’s Office and organizers of the first Home Grown Maine — the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine’s first ever trade show and festival — had agreed beforehand medicinal users with the proper legal

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