Medical Marijuana in Maine

Medical Marijuana in MaineMedical Marijuana in Maine

Are you looking to get your medical marijuana in Maine? The talented team of doctors here at CalmEffect are here to help guide you through every single step of the process.

Keep reading to learn the calm effect and how to get your card for Medical Marijuana in Maine.

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Complete Medical Consultations

Medical cannabis can be used for many different symptoms and patients can often get a bit confused by the process. Let our talented staff help you.

Simple 3 Step Process

Want to get your medical cannabis prescription quickly and efficiently? Our 3 step process allows you to get in contact with a doctor near you fast.

Am I Eligible?

If you are in a medical marijuana state, and suffer from a condition that can be treated with cannabis, inquire with our Doctor's for a consultation today!

NEW TeleMed Doctor Appointments are NOW Available in Maine!

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Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Maine - Qualifying Conditions:

To qualify for legal protections in Maine, a patient must have a doctor’s certification that the patient has one of the eligible conditions specified by state law (see Eligible Conditions below).

  • Cancer,
  • glaucoma,
  • positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV),
  • acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS),
  • hepatitis C,
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),
  • agitation of Alzheimer’s disease,
  • nail-patella syndrome or the treatment of these conditions;
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces intractable pain, which is pain that has not responded to ordinary medical or surgical measures for more than 6 months;
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:
    • cachexia or wasting syndrome;
    • severe nausea;
    • or seizures, including but not limited to those characteristics of epilepsy;
  • Any other medical condition or its treatment as approved by the DHHS; or
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • inflammatory bowel disease,
  • dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
  • and other diseases causing severe and persistent muscle spasms.

Connect with our MMJ Doctors in Maine

With a growing roster of Doctors who can prescribe cannabis all over Maine, CalmEffect is ready to help. Learn how you can get your medical card in Maine by filling out the form on this page.

Our 3- Step Doctor Process Works.

By following these steps, if your doctor recommends medical marijuana as a solution for your condition and unique symptoms, you'll be eligible for a medical marijuana card with access to our growing roster of dispensaries across the entire state. Mail-order and walk ins are available.

If you are ready to start your journey with Medical Marijuana in Maine, we are here to help you.
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Maine Medical Marijuana Doctors: Our Service Areas

Our roster of Medical Cannabis Doctors are ready to serve you in these areas and more. Once connecting with a Doctor through Calm Effect, you will have access to our roster of medical marijuana dispensary locations:

  • Orono
  • Oxford

Our informed advisors can connect you with a Medical Marijuana in Maine Doctor and the medical marijuana dispensary closest to you.

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Ready to Inquire?

To inquire about getting your medicinal cannabis prescription, FIND A DOCTOR and schedule an exam today with a local doctor.  Or you can CONTACT US with any of your questions.

Stay Updated with CalmEffect, Maine!

6/18/20 - Maine regulators are being sued over a policy that favors residents over non-residents in marijuana business licensing decisions.  Also, Portland, Maine's marijuana business ordinance took effect. 

6/3/20 - Maine regulators are being sued over a decision not to enforce a state residency requirement for marijuana business licensees.

5/18/20 - Maine regulators issued the state's first provisional recreational marijuana testing license.

5/12/20 - Maine regulators said they won't enforce a marijuana business licensing residency requirement after the state attorney general refused to defend it in court. Separately, the lack of approval for businesses by municipalities is delaying the launch of the state's recreational cannabis sales program.

4/13/20 - Maine regulators are delaying the launch of recreational marijuana sales due to the coronavirus outbreak.

4/3/20 - Maine regulators issued guidance on social distancing requirements for marijuana businesses and said they may accept expired driver’s licenses or identification cards amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

3/25/20 - Maine regulators said that medical cannabis operations are essential and exempt from guidance urging many businesses to temporarily close during the coronavirus outbreak, but they said that the pandemic could delay the launch of the state's recreational marijuana market.

3/16/20 - The Maine legislature's Health and Human Services Committee passed a bill to revise medical cannabis rules. Meanwhile, regulators began issuing conditional marijuana business licenses. They also released a list of license applicants.

1/9/20 - Portland, Maine officials are putting off a decision on marijuana regulations until at least March. 

1/8/20 - Portland, Maine officials are moving forward with recreational marijuana regulations.

What's Legal

A qualifying patient may possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis and cultivate up to six (6) cannabis plants or designate a caregiver or dispensary to do so on the patient’s behalf. If you are a registered patient and elect to grow your own medicine or have someone do it for you, you must indicate this on the application for your ID.

Registration with the Maine Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP) is voluntary and not necessary to have qualified status for legal protections. Patients who possess a medical marijuana registry ID card issued by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services are required to have the card with them whenever they are in possession of cannabis. State law enforcement recognizes the card as proof of patient status. Patients who are not registered must have their original physician certification form and a Maine-issued photo ID and present both to law enforcement on request.

Caregivers are required to register with the MMMP unless the caregiver and patient are members of the same household. Caregivers may not have a criminal conviction and are subject to a background check.  If a patient or caregiver is found in possession of more than the limit set by law, the excess cannabis must be forfeit to law enforcement, but the patient or caregiver may present the medical purpose of the cannabis as a legal defense if charged.

Minor patients must have their parent or legal guardian apply as caregiver on their behalf.

Application Process

The patient registry identification card is voluntary and free. Program application, forms, and instructions for patients, caregivers and physicians can be found online at:

 www.maine.gov/dhhs/dlrs/mmm/index.shtml

Consumption

You are not allowed to possess cannabis in a school bus; on preschool, primary or secondary school grounds; or in any correctional facility. Do not smoke in public or while operating a vehicle.

Age Limits

A minor-patient's application must include parental consent. You will need to submit copies of any documents establishing parental relationship or legal guardianship with the application. In addition, the parent or legal custodian/guardian must serve as caregiver for the minor-patient and control dosage/frequency.

Thank you again to our thousands of supporters, clients, and business partners.  Together we will make certain that more people are made aware of this life-changing natural option for symptom relief.

We are dedicated to helping you find your way to a better life with natural alternative medicine.  We are confident you will be happy you took the first step to the possibility of a symptom-free life.  Now is your time.

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