Maine’s Medical use of Marijuana Program (MMMP) is regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. Regulations are available on their website or may be obtained in written form by contacting the MMMP program at (207) 287-4325 or toll-free at 1-855-355-4325.

  1. Determine if you Qualify: To qualify for a medical marijuana certification in Maine, you must have a diagnosis with one of the following medical conditions:
    • Intractable Chronic Pain (which has not responded to conventional therapy for more than 6 months)
    • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    • ALS
    • Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    • Cachexia
    • Cancer
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Glaucoma
    • Hepatitis C
    • HIV & AIDS
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Nail-patella syndrome
    • Seizures
    • Severe and persistent muscle spasms
    • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
    • Severe Nausea
  2. Get Certified
    • Consult with your MD, DO or Nurse Practitioner and request a medical marijuana certification. If they are unwilling or unable to provide one for you, contact a medical marijuana specialist
    • You will receive two certification cards. One is for you to keep one on hand whenever you are in possession of marijuana (also required every visit to Remedy), and the other is to give to your dispensary or caregiver.
  3. Complete a Designation Form
    • Your dispensary or caregiver is required by law to have you complete a designation form before dispensing marijuana to you.
    • Certified patients are allowed up to 6 flowering plants at one time. On the designation form, you may designate your provider to grow one to six plants for you.
    • You may purchase up to 2.5 ounces every 15 days.
  4. Know Your Rights
    • Maine law prohibits the use of marijuana in public.
    • Consult the program rules.