Get a marijuana card online in Maine

Heally makes it easy to get your Maine marijuana card:

  • Certified doctors online—on your schedule
  • Receive your MMJ certification
  • Not approved? No charge
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How to get a medical marijuana card in Maine

Evaluations by licensed marijuana doctors are available from 9 am to 10 pm, 7 days a week, and everything can be done online. Heally makes the process of getting an MMJ card fast and easy.

  • Check Your Qualifying Conditions in Maine

    Maine no longer lists qualifying conditions for a medical cannabis card in Maine. Instead, decisions are made on a need basis by your doctor.
  • Register with Heally

    Fill out our quick intake form to apply for a medical marijuanacard in ME.
  • Online Evaluation With Your Medical Marijuana Doctor

    Get your Medical Marijuana Identification Card in Maine instantly or at your convenience when you book an appointment with a certified medical marijuana doctor. You’ll discuss your medical history and any questions you may have. Your appointment will generally be about 15 minutes.
  • Receive Your Medical Marijuana Card in ME

    Once approved, the doctor will register you with the state of Maine and send you a digital and physical copy of your MMJ certification. The physical copy should arrive in about 5-7 business days.

Once you have registered with Heally and approved by the doctor, you will need to pay the fee for issuing a card and scheduling an appointment. The price and the duration of your medical marijuana card in Maine specify by your healthcare provider.

Maine State Process: Getting Your Maine Medical Card

  1. Once you’re approved by your doctor, there’s nothing left for you to do except wait to receive your doctor’s certificate.
    1. Your temporary digital copy will arrive typically within 48 hours
    2. Your physical copy acts as your medical marijuana card in Maine and should arrive in 5-7 days. A physician will print it on tamper-proof paper and send it directly to you.
  2. You can use your digital certificate to purchase until your physical copy arrives. Once it arrives, you can use your certificate to legally purchase cannabis products from a licensed dispensary.
  3. Please remember that you must bring the hard copy of your certificate and a picture ID with you in order to make a purchase at the dispensary.
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Qualifying conditions for getting MMJ card in Maine

Do You Qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card in Maine?

Enacted in 2018,LD 1539 and LD 238 amend Maines' medical marijuana laws to remove qualifying conditions. Medical marijuana certification is granted on a need basis as recommended by the physician.

Common conditions approved for medical marijuana:

Not sure if you qualify? Don't worry, if the doctor does
not approve you, you will get your money back.

Renew your MMJ card in Maine

All MMJ certifications in Maine have a maximum validity of one year. If you're a registered medical marijuana patient in Maine and wish to continue your treatment, you'll need to schedule a consultation with an authorized medical practitioner at least 30 days prior to expiration.

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Medical marijuana card for minors in Maine

The Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act has provisions that permit individuals below 18 years of age to obtain a medical cannabis card in Maine for therapeutic purposes so long as they have a caregiver aged 21 or over to apply on their behalf.

The healthcare professional is mandated to comprehensively brief both the young patient and their parent or legal guardian. The potential risks as well as the benefits associated with medical marijuana usage must be discussed. This ensures informed decision-making and promotes patient safety.

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Registering as a Caregiver in Maine

If a patient is under 18 years of age or requires assistance accessing medical cannabis, they can register a caregiver to purchase and administer the medical marijuana on their behalf.

Caregivers may serve up to 5 patients and must have their ID card before buying, possessing, or cultivating cannabis.

To qualify as a primary caregiver in Maine, individuals must:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Register with the state if NOT a family member of the patient.
  • Have no prior convictions of drug-related offenses.
  • Submit to a background check every 12 months.
  • Undergo a registration process with the Maine Office of Cannabis Policy (OCP) and secure a caregiver registry identification card.

To qualify as a primary caregiver in Maine, individuals must:

  • Access the online caregiver application portal.
  • From the Main Menu, choose “Individuals”.
  • Applicants will have the option to “Apply for an Individual Caregiver Registration” or “Renew an Individual Caregiver Registration.”
    • If your current caregiver registration has expired, you will need to choose “Apply for an Individual Caregiver Registration”
    • If the applicant has had a prior license in the Maine Medical Use of Cannabis Program, including a prior caregiver registration or a caregiver assistant registration, have that registration number and the access number available.
    • If applicant does not have their registration number or access code, they can call OCP or email
  • Applicants will be asked if they have ever held any type of license in the medical program, which includes a prior caregiver registration, a caregiver assistant registration, or a dispensary assistant registration. Answering this correctly will link your new application to your existing profile in OCP’s system and make processing your application much faster.
  • Provide your personal information: name, date of birth, and social security number.
  • Provide your state-issued photo ID information and a unique Maine Revenue Services Registration Certificate number (Retailer and/or Resaler).
  • Provide your personal contact information including addresses, personal phone number, and personal email address.
    • Continue to add additional addresses until all applicable addresses are provided, including:
      • Mailing Address
      • Street Location (this is the applicant’s current personal residential address and five years of prior addresses, if different)
      • Grow Location (up to two, there may be separate locations for mature plans and immature plants)
      • Manufacturing Location
      • Retail Location
      • Wholesale Storage Location
  • Provide the name and address of the property owner of each property, as well as any “Doing Business As Name” the applicant may use.
  • Indicate all authorized activities the caregiver will be engaged in.
    • Ex. If selecting “Standard caregiver cultivation activities”, also indicate which activity or activities best describes what happens to harvested cannabis.
  • The applicant will indicate a cultivation level.
    • Please note the “No authorization to grow/sell Medical Cannabis” is the option to choose for long-term care facilities and schools assisting a qualified patient pursuant to Title 22 § 2423-A(1)(F-1)(2) and (4).
  • Indicate if you have ever been convicted of a violation of a state or federal controlled substance law.
  • Upload a copy of your state-issued photo ID and, if applicable to your caregiver activities: scale certification(s), pesticide applicator license, commercial or home food establishment license, retail food establishment license, beverage plant license, and business organization documents.
  • Read and attest to the Maine Medical Use of Cannabis Program qualifying statements.
  • Indicate if the Maine Office of Cannabis Policy has completed a background check in the past 12 months.
    • If you cannot remember the date of your last background check, please call OCP to check, as answering this question incorrectly can delay the processing of your application.
  • Review, attest, and agree to the information submitted in the application.

Once you’ve submitted your application:

  • You will receive a confirmation email at the email address provided during the application process.
    • If the applicant indicates it has been over 12 months since the last background check, there will be an application fee notice attached for the $31.00 background check fee. You must submit this fee for your application to continue moving forward through the process.
  • Once the application is deemed complete, you’ll receive a confirmation email with an Application Fee Notice attached for the licensing fee.
    • The annual licensing fee for caregivers is $240 per patient.
    • There is no licensing fee for caregivers of patients in hospice or nursing facilities.
  • Once the application is approved and the licensing fee is paid, the caregiver registry identification card will be issued, printed, and mailed to the caregiver. For more information, please visit the Caregiver Online Application Instructions.
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Marijuana laws in Maine


Medical marijuana has been legal in Maine since 1999. With LD 719 signed into law in 2019, the use and possession of recreational marijuana also became legal for adults ages 21 and up. However, there are benefits to holding a weed card in Maine. These include:

  • Lower taxes. Those with a Maine medical card will only pay 5.5% tax (8% for edibles) on their products compared to the 15.5% for adult-use sales. Caregiver Cultivation. A person 21 years of age or older may cultivate up to 6
  • Caregiver Cultivation. A person 21 years of age or older may cultivate up to 6 mature cannabis plants, up to 12 immature cannabis plants and an unlimited number of seedlings for personal adult use. But a registered caregiver may grow 30 mature plants or 500 square feet of mature plant canopy and 60 immature cannabis plants.


Maine does provide reciprocity for individuals holding MMJ cards from other states. There are also many states who practice reciprocity for those holding a Maine medical card.


Under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act (MMUMA) medical marijuana patients are protected from discrimination based on their cardholder status.

  • An employer may not refuse employment or penalize a person for their status as a qualifying patient
    • Does not require employers to accommodate the use of cannabis in any workplace or to allow employees to work while under the influence of marijuana
  • Cardholders have the right to:
    • Enroll in school without rejection based only on cardholder status
    • Rent an apartment without eviction or refusal based solely on cardholder status
    • Work at their place of employment without discrimination for having a card or testing positive for marijuana
    • Receive healthcare without disqualification due to medical marijuana treatment
    • Visit or have custody of their child without denial based on cardholder status
    • Hold a state-issued license without suspension based on cardholder status


A Maine medical card may restrict an individual from:

  • Owning a firearm
  • Getting or keeping a federal job or a job that requires a commercial driver’s license

How Does Heally Work In Maine?

Heally is a legitimate online platform for getting MMJ card in ME. All you have to do is create an account and get instantly connected with a licensed doctor in the state. The process involves a telehealth visit where patients discuss their medical issues, and the doctor determines if medical marijuana is suitable for their condition.

It's important to note that Heally guarantees a risk-free consultation by not charging clients if their requests are rejected by the physician. Heally offers the convenience of renewing a medical card in Maine as well, even if you originally got your MMIC somewhere else. Heally provides numerous benefits for patients in Maine, including easy access to licensed doctors, a convenient online platform, and a streamlined process for obtaining or renewing medical marijuana cards.

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Why choose Heally

Fast and Easy Online Process

Heally provides an easy-to-follow online process for getting an MMJ card in Maine. Without leaving their homes, patients can apply for an MMJ card, doing away with the need to go to the doctor's office.

Affordable Pricing with No Hidden Costs

The affordable cost of a Maine MMJ card on the heally platform makes them available to a broader range of patients. The price of getting a marijuana card through Heally is affordable when compared to alternative options.

Security and privacy

Heally is concerned about Patient privacy and security. Patient data is never shared with outside parties and personal information about patients is protected using industry-standard security measures.

Trusted and Legitimate Platform

Heally is a legit and trusted platform for applying for a marijuana card in Maine. Heally has a strong reputation and positive customer reviews. Patients can have confidence in the credibility and professionalism of doctors and clinics on the Heally platform.

Licensed Physicians

All of the physicians on the Heally platform are licensed and qualified to recommend marijuana card for qualifying medical conditions. Patients can be confident that they are receiving a qualified medical professional's professional evaluation.

Superior Customer Service

Doctors and clinics on Heally offer excellent customer service, with a team of knowledgeable and friendly support agents on hand to help patients with their MMJ card applications. Patients can contact support through Heally for assistance at any time during the process.

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We are here to guide you through all the registration steps, so you’ll get your cannabis card in ME fast and easily. Register with Heally and get a personal consultation on how to get an MMJ card in Maine.


How do you apply for a medical marijuana card in Maine?

Maine makes it very simple to apply for a medical marijuana card. With no qualifying conditions, certification is left up to the doctor. You may schedule your appointment online at any time.

Does Maine accept out-of-state MMJ cards?

Yes! Maine allows for reciprocity for individuals holding MMJ cards from other states.

What are Maine marijuana laws?

Maine has legalized both recreational and medical marijuana. Medicinal use is legal for those 18 years of age or older, while recreational use is legal for those 21 and older. Medical marijuana is available to those who have a valid medical marijuana card.

What is the medical marijuana card price in Maine?

An online evaluation on Heally is $79 for new patients and renewals and you will only be charged if approved. Certification is valid for one year.

What is the price of a caregiver card in Maine?

Caregiver card pricing is based on the number of plants being cultivated. Please see the chart below for pricing.

How do you qualify for a marijuana card in Maine?

To qualify for a ME medical cannabis card, your doctor must examine you and determine your medical condition that can be treated with medical marijuana.

How do you renew a MMJ card in ME?

To renew your medical weed card in Maine, you will need to meet with your doctor. You'll need to schedule a consultation with an authorized medical practitioner at least 30 days prior to the expiration of your current certification.

Is cannabis legal in Maine?

Cannabis is legal in Maine for both medical and recreational use, but there are regulations in place for both types of use.

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Last update: 12/22/2023
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