We’re the statewide organization representing the interests and concerns of Maine’s grocery and food producer industry.

Government relations is a key membership benefit and we’re engaged 12-months a year in legislative, regulatory and policy matters impacting our members.

We are actively monitoring and engaging in new and carry over legislation. Be part of the discussion, weekly, or just listen in: Email Us for the dial-in details!

We thank you for engaging with your State Representatives and Senators.

 

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Annual Golf Tournament

Tuesday, August 21st
Martindale Country Club
Auburn, ME
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Annual Summit
Wednesday, October 10th
Awards Reception
Thursday, October 11th
Summit Workshops
Pineland Farms, New Gloucester

For more information, please call the office at 622.4461 or send an email to info@mgfpa.org.

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July 1, 2018: Tobacco Products cannot be sold to any person under 21

On August 2, 2017 LD 1170 passed during during 128th 1st Session of the Maine State Legislature, ‘An Act To Reduce Youth Access to Tobacco Products’. The result is that the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 years of age will not be allowed starting on July 1, 2018. Under this new law (Title 22, Chapter 262-A: RETAIL TOBACCO SALES), a person may not sell, furnish, or give away a tobacco product to any person under the age of 21. The law has an exemption, allowing the sale of tobacco products for those who are 18 as of July 1, 2018.

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