The New Mexico Department of Health offers a Medical Cannabis Program. Applications must be mailed in.
Who Can Qualify?
To be eligible for a Medical Marijuana Card in New Mexico you must be a resident and 18 years of age or older, or have a parent/guardian apply as a caregiver. You must also be diagnosed with one of the following conditions:
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Spinal Cord Damage with Intractable Spasticity
- Painful peripheral neuropathy
- Intractable nausea or vomiting
- Severe anorexia or cachexia
- Hepatitis C
- Crohn’s disease
- Severe Chronic Pain
- Admitted into hospice care
- Inflammatory autoimmune-mediated arthritis
- Cervical dystonia
- Parkinson’s disease
- Huntington’s disease
- Ulcerative colitis
How Much Does it Cost?
There is no fee.
How Do I Apply?
There are the steps to apply for a New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card:
- Print out the Medical Certification Form and Clinical/Diagnostic Notes Form
- Visit with your physician and have them fill out the forms
- Obtain a copy of your state ID or driver’s license
- Print and complete the rest of the Patient Application
- Mail the application to the listed address
It can take up to 30 days from when the application is received for a decision to be made. A registry card will be issued up to 5 days after that.