WHAT IS HEMP?
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HEMP AND MARIJUANA?
The difference is that hemp plants contain no more than 0.3 percent (by dry weight) of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive substance found in marijuana. … In other words, Cannabis plants with 0.3 percent or less of THC are hemp. Cannabis plants with more than 0.3 percent THC are marijuana.
WHAT IS CBD?
WHAT IS CBD USED FOR?
MAINE AND MARIJUANA.
- Adults may have up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana or up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana and marijuana concentrate. This total may includes no more than 5 grams of marijuana concentrate.
- Adults may grow up to six flowering marijuana plants and 12 immature plants and unlimited seedlings. An adult may possess all of the marijuana produced by the plants.
- An adult may consume marijuana only in a private residence or on private property.
- An adult who is not a medical use patient may not possess edible retail marijuana products until February 1, 2018.
- An adult who violates these laws has committed a civil violation and may be fined up to $100.
Smoking in Public:
You may not smoke pot in public places. This applies even to users of medical marijuana. Do not smoke marijuana anyplace that smoking tobacco is prohibited. Use of marijuana in public will result in a $100 civil infraction. For now, the safest option is consume it only at home or on private property.
Hash & Concentrates:
The definition of marijuana in the Maine criminal statute is written explicitly not to cover hash or marijuana concentrates. The statute defines Hashish separately as the resin extracted from the cannabis plant. Possession of up to 5 grams of marijuana concentrate is legal with no penalty, no incarceration and no fine.
An adult may possess marijuana paraphernalia.
Driving Under the Influence:
Maine has a drugged driving law. In Maine, a person is guilty of driving under the influence if the person operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants.
Maine has medical marijuana laws enacted.