Maine Medical MArijuana Cards

Do I Qualify for medical marijuana in Maine?

Patients in Maine diagnosed with one of the following severe, debilitating, or life-threatening medical conditions, are afforded legal protection under the Maine Medical Marijuana law, as per Ballot Question 2:

  • Cancer

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Glaucoma

  • Hepatitis C

  • Crohn’s disease

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • Nail-Patella Syndrome

  • Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome

  • Severe Nausea

  • Chronic Intractable Pain

  • severe and persistent muscle spasms including multiple sclerosis, and seizures including epilepsy

  •  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), effective June 26, 2013.

 

 

How to Become A Medical Marijuana Patient in Maine

  1. Must be a resident of Maine with a valid Maine I.D. as proof of residency. If you do not have a Maine I.D. an out of state I.D., passport, or other photo I.D. with proof of residency such as bank statement, utility bill, etc is acceptable.

  2. You must obtain legitimate medical records or documentation from your primary care physician describing their diagnosis and bring these records with you to your marijuana evaluation appointment.

  3. Obtain an authenticated, written certification from a physician licensed in the state of Maine, with whom you maintain a bona fide relationship stating that you might benefit from the medical use of marijuana. This must be printed on tamper-proof paper.

  4. Register with the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program to receive a registry id card, known as a Medical Marijuana Card. * Note — Effective September 28, 2011, the registry program is optional.