§ 1101 Definitions
§ 1102 Schedules W, X, Y and Z
§ 1103 Unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs
§ 1104 Trafficking in or furnishing counterfeit drugs
§ 1105-A Aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs
§ 1105-B Aggravated trafficking or furnishing of counterfeit drugs
§ 1105-C Aggravated furnishing of scheduled drugs
§ 1105-D Aggravated cultivating of marijuana
§ 1105-E Aggravated unlawful operation of a methamphetamine laboratory
§ 1106 Unlawfully furnishing scheduled drugs
§ 1106-A Aggregation of amounts of drugs seized
§ 1107-A Unlawful possession of scheduled drugs
§ 1108 Acquiring drugs by deception
§ 1109 Stealing drugs
§ 1110 Trafficking in or furnishing hypodermic apparatuses
§ 1111 Illegal possession of hypodermic apparatuses
§ 1111-A Use of drug paraphernalia
§ 1112 Analysis of scheduled drugs
§ 1114 Schedule Z drugs; contraband subject to seizure
§ 1115 Notice of conviction
§ 1116 Trafficking or furnishing imitation scheduled drugs
§ 1117 Cultivating marijuana
§ 1118 Illegal importation of scheduled drugs
§ 1118-A Aggravated illegal importation of scheduled drugs
§ 1124 Unlawful operation of a methamphetamine laboratory

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 17-A > Part 2 > Chapter 45

  • administration: means the management of spirits activities involving the distribution and sale of spirits by the bureau or any person awarded a contract under section 90. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agency liquor store: means a person who is licensed by the bureau to sell spirits to be consumed off the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Alcohol: means the substance known as ethyl alcohol, hydrated oxide of ethyl or spirit of wine which is commonly produced by the fermentation or distillation of grain, starch, molasses, sugar, potatoes or other substances, and includes all dilutions and mixtures of these substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Auditorium: means any commercially operated facility designed or used for the gathering of an audience for speeches and live performances of theater, music, dance or other performing arts, which charges a fee and which has adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Brewer: means a person who produces malt liquor by fermentation of malt, wholly or partially, or from any substitute for malt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Bureau: means the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • Civic auditorium: means a municipal, county or state or a quasi-municipal, quasi-county or quasi-state owned or operated auditorium or civic center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Cocaine: means :
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Commission: means the State Liquor and Lottery Commission established in Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: means a corporation organized and incorporated under the laws of the State or authorized to transact business within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cultivate: means to sow a seed; to grow, raise or tend a plant; to harvest a plant; or to knowingly possess a plant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Division: means the Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired in the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fentanyl powder: means any compound, mixture or preparation, in granular or powder form, containing fentanyl or any derivative of fentanyl listed in section 1102, subsection 1, paragraph I in any quantity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fortified wine: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Golf course: means a commercially operated facility, whether publicly or privately owned, offering golfing facilities to the general public for a fee, including a regulation size golf course of not less than 9 holes and an average total of not less than 1,200 yards per 9 holes, that has a value of not less than $100,000, that offers food for sale to the public and that has adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Hard-of-hearing person: means a person whose sense of hearing is defective, but still functional, with or without amplification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • Hashish: includes the resin extracted from any part of the cannabis plant and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation from such resin. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Heroin: means any compound, mixture or preparation containing heroin (diacetylmorphine) in any quantity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Industrial hemp: means any variety of Cannabis sativa L. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Jurisdiction: means the control of the maintenance, operation and protection of public buildings and property of the State or of a county or a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Late deafened: means that the sense of hearing of an individual is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and that the individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order, to prosecute offenders, to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes, or to perform probation functions or who is an adult probation supervisor as defined in Title 17-A, section 2, subsection 3-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Licensee: includes , but is not limited to, agency liquor stores and certificate of approval holders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Liquor: means spirits, wine, malt liquor or hard cider, or any substance containing liquor, intended for human consumption, that contains more than 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Marijuana: includes the leaves, stems, flowers and seeds of all species of the plant genus cannabis, whether growing or not; but shall not include the resin extracted from any part of such plant and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation from such resin including hashish and further, shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of such mature stalks, fiber, oil or cake or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Methamphetamine precursor drug: means any drug or product possessed by a person that contains in the aggregate a quantity of more than 9 grams of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine or their salts, isomers or salts of isomers, either alone or in combination with other ingredients, in dry or solid nonliquid form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Outdoor stadium: means any commercially operated outdoor facility with 3,000 or more fixed seats designed or used for the playing of any sport or event that is open to the general public, charges a fee and has adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of wine and malt liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Premises: includes the place where an incorporated civic organization sells or serves spirits, wine and malt liquor under a license obtained under section 1071. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Public service corporation: means an airline, railroad or vessel corporation operating in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • registered mail: when used in connection with any requirement for notice by mail shall mean either registered mail or certified mail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Reselling agent: means an agency liquor store with a federal and state license permitting the agency liquor store to sell spirits to a retail licensee licensed for on-premises consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Restaurant: means a reputable place operated by responsible persons of good reputation, which is regularly used for the purpose of providing food for the public, and which has adequate and sanitary kitchen and dining room equipment and capacity for preparing and serving suitable food for the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Retail employee: means any person employed by a retailer to sell liquor in a licensed establishment or agency liquor store. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Safe zone: means an athletic field, park, playground or recreational facility that is designated as a safe zone by a municipality pursuant to Title 30-A, section 3253. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of liquor for a consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Specialized customer communications equipment: includes but is not limited to teletypewriters, artificial larynges, signaling devices, amplified handsets, telecoil technology, large number dial overlays, direct telephone dialing, fax machines, equipment necessary to use short message services or text message services and other equipment used by persons with disabilities to provide access to telephone networks and equipment that provides or facilitates emergency alert notification to deaf persons or hard-of-hearing persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • Spirits: means any liquor produced by distillation or, if produced by any other process, strengthened or fortified by the addition of distilled spirits of any kind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Tenant brewer: means a person who has submitted a brewer's notice to and received approval from the United States Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau authorizing the brewer to engage in an alternating proprietorship as defined by federal regulation and is licensed by the bureau to produce malt liquor at a manufacturing facility of another brewer who is licensed by the bureau. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Tenant winery: means a person who has been issued an approved application for an alternating proprietorship from the United States Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau authorizing the winery to engage in an alternating proprietorship as defined by federal regulation and is licensed by the bureau to produce wine or hard cider at a manufacturing facility of another winery who is licensed by the bureau. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Unincorporated place: means a place which is not incorporated as a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Vending facility: means a restaurant, a cafeteria, including the cafeteria located in the State Office Building in Augusta, a snack bar, a vending machine for food and beverages and goods and services customarily offered in connection with a restaurant, a cafeteria, a snack bar or a vending machine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Wine: includes , but is not limited to, wine coolers, table wine, still wine, sparkling wine, champagne and fortified wine, provided that the alcohol content is not above 24% by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Winery: means a facility that ferments, ages and bottles wine and hard cider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225