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maine marijuana growing laws

See: 28-B M.R.S. §1502(1)(C) and (2)(C)

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If the parcel or tract of land you are growing on is owned by someone else, you must have their written permission to grow and care for your plants and include the landowners name on each plant’s label.

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Caregivers/Dispensaries/Medical Providers

Finally, make sure the ownership of the plants is clear to law enforcement that may come across them. If you’re growing marijuana for personal use, the plant(s) must be tagged with a legible label that includes your name, driver’s license or state identification card number, and a notation that the plant(s) are being grown as authorized by law.

Selling any amount of Hashish while within 1000 feet from a school or other designated safe zone is a Class B crime, subject to 10 years incarceration with a two year mandatory minimum term of imprisonment and a fine of no more than $20,000.

Using a motor vehicle to sell scheduled drugs in Maine may result in a driver’s license being revoked for up to five years.

An adult who violates these laws has committed a civil violation and may be fined up to $100.

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An adult may cultivate up to 3 flowering marijuana plants, 12 immature plants and unlimited seedlings. An adult may possess all of the marijuana produced by the plants.

Cultivation of 100-499 plants is a plants within 1000 feet of a school or school bus or combined with a prior conviction for a similar crime, use of a firearm or use of a minor is a Class B crime subject to a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment with a two year mandatory minimum term of imprisonment and a $10,000 fine.


Cultivation of 6-99 plants is a Class D crime punishable by a maximum sentence of one year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,000.

Selling any amount of Hashish is a Class C Crime, subject to five years incarceration and a fine of no more than $5000.