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Maine Marijuana Law

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Maine Medical Marijuana Law

In 1999, Maine voters passed Ballot Question 2 into law which allowed for the medical use of marijuana. In 2009, Question 5 improved upon the Question 2 by allowing the possibility of adding more qualifying medical conditions as well as dispensaries to operate throughout Maine. Residents with at least one qualifying medical condition can get a medical marijuana certification from a doctor which will allow the patient to possess and use marijuana.

A qualifying patient may possess up to 2 ½ ounces of prepared marijuana and cultivate or allocate the total cultivation of a maximum of 6 mature marijuana plants.

Learn more at: Maine Medical Marijuana Rules

Maine Recreational Marijuana Law

On November 8, 2016, Maine voters approved Question 1, which legalizes, regulates and taxes recreational marijuana throughout the state. Adults age 21 or older can possess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow up to six plants.

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