Maine Medical Use of Marijuana

Staff are available from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursday for anyone who wishes to visit the office to ask questions or drop off information. Visitors must check in at the reception area.

For general program information, please call 287-3282 or 287-9330.

Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program (MMMP) regulations and application materials are available below or may be obtained in written format by contacting the MMMP program at (207) 287-8016.  A written request can be mailed to:

Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program
Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health Operations
286 Water Street
Augusta, ME 04333

Maine CDC Rules

MMMP rules amended February 1, 2018 are in effect as of May 10, 2018.

2018 MMP Rules (PDF)

Information Update

Registered caregivers that were active on or before May 14, 2018 were mailed a letter regarding the implementation of the MMMP revised rule dated 2/1/2018. If you did not receive such letter, in order to be in compliance, please fill out the change form and submit it to the program.
Change of Information Form (Word) | also as PDF

For more information regarding legal marijuana and municipalities, go to:
www.memun.org

Maine Medical Marijuana Cultivation: Pesticide Use and Information

Pesticide Applicators License Required. Growers planning to use any pesticides (including all conventional, organic or ‘natural’ insecticides, rodenticides, weed-killers, fungicides, rooting hormones or other plant hormones) must have a Pesticide Applicators License from the Maine Board of Pesticides Control. Study materials can be purchased from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Pest Management Office. Testing can be scheduled at Cooperative Extension Offices. Most people study and pass exams on their own, but trainings are sometimes offered to assist.

To view and comment on the draft "Best Management Practices for Pests" document go to the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry IPM website.
Deadline for comments extended to May 1, 2015.


Medical Marijuana Certificate Process

The Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services (DLRS) within the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has launched a custom online service to allow licensed medical providers to certify patients for the use of medical marijuana on January 5, 2015. The online service will only be available to licensed Maine medical physicians and nurse practitioners in good standing and will produce a standard printed certification for all patients in the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program. Its use is mandatory.

The new system includes several precautions that ensure information privacy and data integrity and conforms to standard health care information security standards, and offers a variety of benefits to patients, physicians and the DLRS. Enhanced security, direct relationship-building between the patient and provider and the immediate issuance of a patient designation card are just a few of the benefits.

Patient information is not captured or stored in this new system. A basic transaction history will be retained for statistical purposes, which include the date, name of the certifying medical provider, the zip code of the patient and whether the patient is over age 18. Medical provider login information and passwords will be encrypted.

Below is the link to the system.  All providers must go to the link to set up an account* and order paper before they can certify a patient to use Medical Marijuana.

www.maine.gov/online/medicalmarijuana

* In order to set up an account, each provider must obtain their license number and access code from their appropriate board of licensure.

Board of Osteopathic 287-2480
Board of Nursing 287-1133
Board of Medicine 287-3601

For more information, please contact the Program at 287-8016.



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Updated May 10, 2018