Chapter 1 - Adult Use Marijuana Program Rule

Current through 2023-3, January 18, 2023
Chapter 1 - Adult Use Marijuana Program Rule

General

This rule establishes the requirements for becoming a licensed cannabis establishment, including fees, application and licensing processes and procedures for cultivation, manufacture, sample collection, testing and retail sale of adult use cannabis and adult use cannabis products. The activities described in this rule may be considered a violation of federal law. Persons cultivating, manufacturing, collecting samples of, testing, selling, purchasing or otherwise receiving adult use cannabis or adult use cannabis products may be subject to federal sanctions for what may otherwise be considered authorized conduct in the State of Maine, and compliance with the rule does not exempt licensees, their employees or customers from possible federal prosecution. The Department is not responsible or liable for the actions of licensed cannabis establishments under the rule.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
December 4, 2019 - filing 2019-194 (Major Substantive)
November 22, 2019 - filing 2019-205 (EMERGENCY)
February 20, 2020 - filing 2020-026
June 26, 2020 - filing 2020-143 (EMERGENCY)
September 18, 2020 - filing 2020-204
7/1/2022 - filing 2022-107
9/8/2022 - filing 2022-165

STATUTORY AUTHORITY:

Title 28-B (Marijuana Legislation Act)

P.L. 219 ch. 491 (An Act to Amend the Adult Use Marijuana Law)