The convictions, which date back to 1961, disproportionately impacted minorities.
The first public hearing on a number of marijuana bills is scheduled for Monday, January 27 in Augusta.
The decision to terminate BioTrackTHC’s contract should not delay the roll out of Maine’s adult use marijuana market.
Testing facilities can apply as early as November 18, while other marijuana establishment applications will be posted the first week of December.
Testing will be mandatory for all adult use marijuana and marijuana products.