UPDATE CORONAVIRUS

Guidance on Cleanliness and Sanitation At the time of this writing, dispensaries and caregiver retail stores continue operating and serving in-state and visiting patients in the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program (MMMP). While there has been no statewide directive to cease operations at these establishments, registrants should heed the directives of state and local officials relative to any new restrictions on hours of operation. 

In addition, MMMP registrants are encouraged to review their standard operating procedures to identify any areas of improvement in their daily business operations. Critically, registrants will want to consider their standard operating procedures relative to cleaning and sanitizing surfaces and, if appropriate, how they may increase the frequency of cleaning and sterilization efforts. OMP also encourages registrants to consider, evaluate, and socialize adjustments to how they normally interact with patients. Examples of these adjustments might include how establishments manage patient lines and queues to encourage and facilitate social distancing (i.e. limiting the number of patients in your facility at one time and/or using tape to mark six-foot intervals on the floor), the utilization of order-ahead features that may reduce the risk of exposure, and considering appointment-only operations

STATE OF MAINE OFFICE OF MARIJUANA POLICY 162 STATE HOUSE STATION 32 BLOSSOM LANE MARQUARDT BUILDING, 3RD FLOOR AUGUSTA, MAINE 04333-0162 JANET T. MILLS GOVERNOR ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES KIRSTEN LC FIGUEROA COMMISSIONER OFFICE OF MARIJUANA POLICY ERIK GUNDERSEN DIRECTOR Phone: (207) 287-3282 Fax: (207) 287-2671 www.maine.gov/dafs/omp/