Maine Recreational Marijuana Handbook


Maine Marijuana Tax Rate

Sales Tax Medical Excise Tax Medical Max Medical Tax Sales Tax Recreational Excise Tax Recreational Max Recreational Tax
5.50% N/A 5.50% 10.00% N/A 10.00%

2024 Maine Recreational Marijuana Handbook

Maine has 1 bordering state consisting of and New Hampshire.

Recreational Marijuana is illegal in New Hampshire, so there is no tax on recreational marijuana in those states.

About Maine Recreational Marijuana

Is recreational marijuana legal in Maine?

Yes, recreational marijuana is legal in Maine

When and how did Maine legalize marijuana recreationally?

Maine legalized recreational marijuana in 2016. This law was passed using Question 1 and passed with a vote of 50.26%. The official name for this law is The Marijuana Legalization Act

Maine Recreational Marijuana possession limits


  • 2.5 oz usable
  • 5 g hash/concentrates


  • 3 mature plants
  • 12 immature
  • unlimited seedlings.

What are the restrictions on growing at home?

Any Marijuana grown for personal use must be out of sight to the public, and be inaccessible to those under the age of 21. Each plant, both mature and immature, must be labeled with the following:

  • Person's name
  • Driver's license or ID number
  • A label stating that the plant is being grown for personal use
  • If the land is owned by another person, then the name of the owner If the person growing the plants does not own the land where they are growing, they must obtain the written permission of the landowner to grow the plants on that land.

What is the name of the agency that regulates Maine recreational marijuana?

Department of Administrative and Financial Services is responsible for regulating recreational marijuana in the state of Maine. -->
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