Wellness Connection of Maine is NOW ACCEPTING OUT-OF-STATE MEMBERS (VISITING QUALIFYING PATIENTS)
A visiting qualifying patient is a patient with a debilitating medical condition who is not a resident of Maine or who has been a resident of Maine less than 30 days who is qualified by another jurisdiction for the medical use of marijuana.
A qualifying patient visiting Maine from another jurisdiction that authorizes the medical use of marijuana pursuant to a law or regulation of another state or political subdivision may engage in conduct authorized for a qualifying patient by these rules if the following 3 criteria are met:
- Maine certification: The visitor shall possess a valid Maine-approved written physician certification form completed, signed and dated by the visitor’s home-jurisdiction treating physician. The Maine form is available on the division’s webpage .
- Home-jurisdiction certification: The visitor shall possess a valid medical use of marijuana certification issued by the visitor’s home-jurisdiction.
- Photographic identification. The visitor shall possess a valid photographic identification card or driver’s license issued by the visitor’s home-jurisdiction.