A Step-By-Step Guide to Getting Your Medical Card in Maine

Getting your Maine medical marijuana card isn’t a difficult process! With the right steps and proper documentation, you’ll be all set to enjoy medical cannabis in the pine tree state. Here are the four easy steps you need to take to get your Maine medical marijuana card:

  1. Meet with a licensed physician and get evaluated
  2. Obtain your certification and apply with the MMMP
  3. Pay the fees
  4. Get your Maine MMJ card!
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How to Get Your Medical Marijuana Card in Maine

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Who Can Get a Maine Medical Marijuana Card?

In order to get a medical card in Maine, you must be 18 or older with a qualifying medical condition and be a resident of Maine. 

If you are under 18 and have a qualifying condition, minors can get a medical card with parental permission. The parent or guardian will have to go through the process of being the minor’s caregiver. 

What Are the Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis in Maine?

Below are the medical conditions that Maine deems appropriate for medical cannabis usage:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Anxiety
  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Consistent seizures or muscle spasms
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nail-patella syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

How-To Steps for Getting a Maine Medical Marijuana Card

1. Meet With a Licensed Physician

Like most medical marijuana programs, in Maine, you must start by meeting with an approved physician. This doctor will evaluate you and determine if you have one of the qualifying conditions necessary to receive your MMJ card. Then, this licensed physician will write you a recommendation for medical cannabis.

2. Obtain Your Certification and Apply With the MMMP

Now, it’s time to submit an application to the Maine Medical Use Marijuana Program to receive a physical MMJ card. When applying, make sure you have a copy of your doctor’s recommendation. 

3. Pay the Fees

At the end of your application, you’ll be asked to pay a flat fee of $100 for registering with the MMMP. 

4. Get Your Maine MMJ Card! 

After you’ve paid your fees, all that’s left to do is wait! Getting your card typically takes between 7-10 days after being approved, so be patient. Soon, your MMJ card will arrive in the mail and you’ll be legal to purchase medical cannabis in Maine.

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