On November 8, 2016, Maine voters narrowly passed Question 1, the Marijuana Legalization Act, a ballot initiative authorizing the adult use of marijuana.
Applicant Qualifications for Maine Retail Marijuana Businesses
Applicants may include:
• Natural person, partnership, association, company, corporation, LLC or organization
• Natural person means a citizen of the State who has a verifiable social security number
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. If the Applicant is a corporation, all board members must be natural persons and be at least 21 years of age.
Drug convictions punishable for 5 years or more may disqualify applicants. If 10 years have passed since the sentence was completed, it should not be an obstacle.
Priority will be given to registered caregivers or applicants with experience as a principal officer or board member under the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act, if they have been in good standing for 2 years by the date of application.
Applicants must also have evidence of site control in order to apply.