Proposed Rules

The Office of Cannabis Policy (OCP) is engaging in major substantive rulemaking to update the existing Medical Use of Cannabis Program Rule to strike provisions no longer supported by the enabling statute, 22 MRS, ch. 558-C, the Maine Medical Use of Cannabis Act and to address recent legislative changes. It includes amendments to Section 10 of that rule to implement the requirements legislation enacted in the First Regular and Special Sessions of the 131st Legislature, specifically PL 2023, ch. 6 (Emergency, signed March 15, 2023) and PL 2023, ch. 365.

While copies of the proposed rules are included below for reference, please note that the public comment period has closed. A recording of the public hearing on the proposed rules can be accessed here. More information regarding the implementation timeline of this major substantive rulemaking can be found here.

Proposed Medical Use of Cannabis Program Rule, 18-691 CMR, Chapter 2

  • This major substantive rulemaking updates the existing Medical Use of Cannabis Program Rule and addresses recent legislative changes.