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Maine Marijuana Laws

Possession for Personal Use

Possession of a “usable amount” with proof of a physician’s recommendation is not punishable.

Possession of up to 2.5 oz. is a civil violation which is punishable by a $350-$1000 fine. Subsequent offenses within 6 months are punishable by a $550 fine.

Possession of between 2.5-8 oz. is a Class E misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 6 months imprisonment and a maximum fine of $1,000.

Possession of between 8-16 oz. is a Class D misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,000.

Possession of between 1-20 lbs. is a Class C felony punishable by a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.

Possession of over 20 lbs. is a Class B felony punishable by a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $20,000.

Sale or Distribution

The sale of 1 lb. or less is a Class D misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,000.

The sale of 1-20 lbs. is a Class C felony punishable by a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.

The sale of 20 lbs. or more is a Class B felony punishable by a maximum of 10 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $20,000.

Sale to a minor or within 1,000 feet of a school or school bus is a felony punishable by a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment and a $5,000 fine.

Cultivation

The cultivation of 5 plants or less is a Class E misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 6 months imprisonment and a maximum fine of $1,000.

The cultivation of 5-99 plants is a Class D misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,000.

The cultivation of 100-499 plants is a Class C felony punishable by a maximum sentence of 5 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $5,000.

The cultivation of 500 or more plants is a Class B felony punishable by a maximum of 10 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $20,000.

Hash & Concentrates

The definition of Marijuana in the Maine statute is written explicitly not to cover Hashish or Marijuana Concentrates. The statute defines Hashish separately as the resin extracted from the Cannabis plant including any derivative, mixture, or compound of the resin, effectively including all Concentrates. Hashish is classified in Schedule X of the Maine Controlled Substances Schedule.

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

Using a minor child to traffic any amount of Hashish is a Class B Crime, subject to ten years incarceration and a fine of no more than $20,000.

Trafficking any amount of Hashish when you have at least one prior conviction for a similar drug crime is a Class B Crime, subject to ten years incarceration and a fine of no more than $20,000.

Use or possession of a firearm when trafficking any amount of Hashish is a Class B crime, subject to ten years incarceration and a fine of no more than $20,000.

Trafficking any amount of Hashish while within 1000 feet from a school or other designated safe zone is a Class B crime, subject to ten years incarceration and a fine of no more than $20,000.

Soliciting with, conspiring with, or enlisting the assistance of a minor child in trafficking any amount of hashish is a Class B crime, subject to ten years incarceration and a fine of no more than $20,000.

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

Furnishing any amount of Hashish to a minor child is a Class C crime, subject to five years incarceration and a fine of no more than $5000.

Furnishing any amount of Hashish when you have at least one prior conviction for a similar drug crime is a Class C crime, subject to five years imprisonment and a fine of no more than $5000.

Use or possession of a firearm while furnishing any amount of Hashish is a Class C crime, subject to five years imprisonment and a fine of no more than $5000.

Furnishing any amount of Hashish on a school bus or within 1000 feet of a school or other designated safe zone is a Class C crime, subject to five years incarceration and a fine of no more than $5000.

Soliciting with, conspiring with, or enlisting the assistance of a minor child in furnishing any amount of Hashish is a Class C crime subject to five years imprisonment, and a fine of no more than $5000.

Using a motor vehicle to furnish any amount of Hashish may result in your driver’s license being revoked for up to five years.

Furnishing any amount of Hashish is a Class D crime subject to one year’s imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $2000.

Possessing any amount of Hashish is a Class D crime subject to one year’s imprisonment and a fine not to exceed $2000.

Importing any amount of Hashish into Maine from another state or country is a Class D crime subject to one year’s imprisonment and a fine not exceeding $2000.

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia is a civil violation punishable by a maximum $300 fine.

The sale of paraphernalia is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 6 months imprisonment and a maximum fine of $1,000.

The sale of paraphernalia to a minor is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of 1 year imprisonment and a maximum fine of $2,000.

Miscellaneous

Will impose a license restriction for the aggravated trafficking of over 1 pound of marijuana if a vehicle is used in doing so. Aggravated is met by using a minor in the trafficking, or having a prior drug record in Maine or another state (but the amount of pot must be over 1 pound) or possession of a firearm at the time of the offense. They will also deprive of a license for aggravated furnishing any amount of pot or hash, aggravation based on the same as above.

OFFENSE PENALTY INCARCERATION MAX FINE

Possession

Less than 2.5 oz civil violation N/A $ 600
2.5 – 8 oz misdemeanor 6 mos $ 1,000
8 oz – 1 lb misdemeanor 1 year $ 2,000
1 – 20 lbs felony 5 years $ 5,000
More than 20 lbs felony 10 years $ 20,000

Possession of a “usable amount” with proof of a physician’s recommendation is not punishable.

Sale or Distribution

Less than 1 lb misdemeanor 1 year $ 2,000
1 – 20 lbs felony 5 years $ 5,000
20 lbs or more felony 10 years $ 20,000
To a minor or within 1000 feet of a school or school bus felony 5 years $ 5,000

Cultivation

5 plants or less misdemeanor 6 mos $ 1,000
5 – 99 plants misdemeanor 5 years $ 5,000
100 – 499 plants felony 5 years $ 5,000
500 plants or more felony 10 years $ 20,000

Hash & Concentrates

Possession Class D crime 1 year $ 2,000
Trafficking Class C Crime 5 years $ 5,000
Trafficking (prior conviction, use of minor, other) Class B Crime 10 years $ 20,000

Paraphernalia

Possession of paraphernalia civil violation N/A $ 300
Sale of paraphernalia misdemeanor 6 mos $ 1,000
Sale to a minor misdemeanor 1 year $ 2,000

Miscellaneous

Driver’s license restriction will be imposed for aggravated furnishing any amount of pot or hash.

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