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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Maine.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 27 September

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Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Maine

Maine prohibits any person from knowingly transferring a handgun to a person who the transferor knows or has reasonable cause to believe is under age 18.

Maine also prohibits anyone other than a parent, foster parent or guardian (or another adult approved by the parent, foster parent or guardian) from knowingly selling or transferring a long gun to a person under age 16.

Finally, Maine prohibits anyone other than a parent, foster parent or guardian or another adult approved by the parent, foster parent or guardian from knowingly selling (but not transferring) a long gun to a person under age 18…

[Editor's note: The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence regularly updates its webpages with new data as US gun regulation evolves state by state. For the most up-to-date information on US gun laws, please refer to the Giffords URL below]

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