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LD 1719 - Authorizes Adult-Use of Marijuana - Maine Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Adult-Use of Marijuana

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Title: Authorizes Adult-Use of Marijuana

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes Adult-Use of Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes adult-use marijuana.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the operation of an adult-use marijuana establishment in any municipality that has not voted to authorize such (Part A).

  • Authorizes an individual at least 21 years of age to purchase and possess for personal use up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana from a marijuana store or marijuana social club (Part A).

  • Authorizes an individual at least 21 years of age to purchase up to 12 immature marijuana plants or seedlings from a marijuana store or a nursery cultivation facility (Part A).

  • Authorizes an individual at least 21 years of age to grow and harvest marijuana in their own home as long as it’s not produced from more than 6 mature marijuana plants or 12 immature marijuana plants (Part A).  

  • Defines a marijuana social club as a facility that sells adult-use marijuana products to consumers for consumption on the premises (Part A).

  • Requires each municipality to vote on whether it authorizes some or all types of marijuana establishments (Part A).

  • Prohibits operating a marijuana establishment without the appropriate license (Part A).

  • Prohibits selling or buying adult-use marijuana using a drive-through service, automated vending machine, delivery service, or the internet (Part A).

  • Requires a 10% sales tax on adult-use marijuana (Part. D).

  • Authorizes each municipality to keep 5% of the tax revenue it generates from the sale of adult-use marijuana (Part. D).

  • Requires the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to use a tracking system to monitor the growth, harvest, sale, and disposal of adult-use marijuana (Part A).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes Adult-Use of Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes adult-use marijuana.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits the operation of an adult-use marijuana establishment in any municipality that has not voted to authorize such (Part A).

  • Authorizes an individual at least 21 years of age to purchase and possess for personal use up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana from a marijuana store or marijuana social club (Part A).

  • Authorizes an individual at least 21 years of age to purchase up to 12 immature marijuana plants or seedlings from a marijuana store or a nursery cultivation facility (Part A).

  • Authorizes an individual at least 21 years of age to grow and harvest marijuana in their own home as long as it’s not produced from more than 6 mature marijuana plants or 12 immature marijuana plants (Part A).  

  • Defines a marijuana social club as a facility that sells adult-use marijuana products to consumers for consumption on the premises (Part A).

  • Requires each municipality to vote on whether it authorizes some or all types of marijuana establishments (Part A).

  • Prohibits operating a marijuana establishment without the appropriate license (Part A).

  • Prohibits selling or buying adult-use marijuana using a drive-through service, automated vending machine, delivery service, or the internet (Part A).

  • Requires a 10% sales tax on adult-use marijuana (Part. D).

  • Authorizes each municipality to keep 5% of the tax revenue it generates from the sale of adult-use marijuana (Part. D).

  • Requires the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to use a tracking system to monitor the growth, harvest, sale, and disposal of adult-use marijuana (Part A).

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