Is a Marijuana Moratorium the Same Thing as a Ban?
No. You have surely seen that a lot of towns around Maine are placing moratoria on recreational marijuana businesses. (Grammar lesson for the day: moratoria is the plural of moratorium. I’m a grammar geek as well as a lawyer). This has people worried that these towns have, or plan to, outright ban recreational marijuana businesses. That fear is unfounded. A moratorium is simply a pause on moving forward. It keeps rec businesses from opening in a town for a certain time period