Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Awards 

More than $150,000 has been awarded to four drug prevention programs in Maine focused on reducing prescription drug abuse in the state.The recipients include, People’s Regional Opportunity Program of Portland, Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office, York Hospital and the Maine Judicial Branch.The funding comes from a federal 1.1 million forfeiture as a result of an international marijuana smuggling ring that the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency helped to break in 2004.