With ever-changing laws and often confusing rules, it can seem challenging to decipher whether medical marijuana is the right fit for your condition or ailment.
That’s why we’re here to help.
We’ll help answer the question: do you qualify for medical cannabis in Maine and how do you get started?
One of the most important parts of the answer to this question is based on whether or not you have a qualifying condition.
Qualifying conditions for a Maine medical marijuana card include:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Cachexia or wasting syndrome
- Chronic pain
- Crohn’s disease
- Hepatitis C
- HIV or AIDS
- Huntington’s disease
- Inflammatory bowel diseas
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Nail-patella syndrome
- Parkinson’s disease
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Taken even further, your qualifying condition must be certified by a doctor or other certified practitioner.
Start the conversation by speaking to your doctor to see whether or not they can recommend medical cannabis to treat your condition. If not, consider seeking another certified practitioner.
ACQUIRE YOUR CARD
After you have the certification from a medical professional, you’ll have to get your Maine cannabis card.
What’s next: Acquire your Maine state medical marijuana card.
FIND A DISPENSARY
Once you have your certification and Maine medical cannabis card, it’s time to find the best dispensary for you. There are a ton of factors to consider when choosing the right Maine dispensary, so we’ve made it easy for you with the post below.
Last, but certainly not least, you’ll need to keep Maine law in mind as you use. Again, we’ve made it easy with an updated recap of the laws you need to know about.
What’s next: Learn the Maine marijuana laws.
We hope this guide will help as you get qualified and start your journey with the right Maine marijuana dispensary.