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Maine Policy Review publishes timely, independent, peer-reviewed analysis of public policy issues relevant to the state of Maine. The journal is published two times per year by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine. It is intended for a diverse audience, including state policymakers; government, business, and non-profit leaders; students; and general readers with a broad interest in public policy.

Current Issue: Volume 25, Issue 1 (2016)

Front Matter


Editor's Letter
Ann Acheson




Moving up the Waste Hierarchy in Maine: Learning from “Best Practice” State-Level Policy for Waste Reduction and Recovery
Cindy Isenhour, Travis Blackmer, Travis Wagner, Linda Silka, John Peckenham, David Hart, and Jean MacRae


Patterns of Drug-induced Mortality in Maine, 2015 Update
Marcella H. Sorg, Margaret Greenwald, and Jamie A. Wren


The Proposed Park in Maine's North Woods: Preferences of Out-of-State Visitors
Ryunosuke Matsuura, Sahan T. Dissanayake, and Andrew G. Meyer