Marijuana trade show coming to Bangor Saturday

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The largest medical marijuana trade show in New England is coming to Bangor, Maine.

Homegrown Maine 2014 takes place at the Spectacular Events Center in the city on Saturday.

Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine organizes the event, which is in its third year. A spokeswoman for the organization said the event is geared at caregivers, patients and growers. The organization estimates that thousands of people will attend the event.

The trade show also includes a smoking tent outside the facility for qualified users. Organizers said the event will include workshops, classes, vendors and performances.

There will be no marijuana for sale at the event.

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