Welcome to GreenWay Maine! We are an online resource and physicians’ network that helps patients obtain their medical marijuana cards in Maine. We also have a full range of online resources to help you navigate the application process and learn more as you begin your treatment with medical marijuana.
Medical Marijuana History in Maine
On Nov. 02, 1999, “Ballot Question 2,” which is the “Maine Medical Marijuana Act,” was approved by 61% of voters and enacted its effectivity on December 22, 1999.
Under the amended “Senate Bill 611,” the one and one-quarter (1.25) ounces of allowable usable marijuana a person may possess has been increased to two and one-half (2.5) ounces, signed into law on April 02, 2002.
Background checks on caregivers and those who are associated with dispensaries were integrated by the Division of Licensing & Regulatory Services on August of 2010.
Enacted without the governor’s signature on June 26, 2013, under the amended “LD 1062,” Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has been added to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use.