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New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card

New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card

In order to receive full legal protections of New Mexico medical marijuana law, a qualified patient or a primary caregiver must obtain a registry identification card, also referred to as a medical marijuana card or cannabis card, from the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH). Follow this link to find a medical marijuana doctor in New Mexico.

How to Obtain a Medical Marijuana Card in New Mexico

  1. Complete the entire Participant Application Form, making sure your Marijuana Doctors physician fills out the appropriate sections. If you wish to produce your own medical cannabis, then be sure to complete the Person Production License Application Form requirements for licensure of qualified patients to produce cannabis plants for personal use. To asssign a caregive, then simply complete the Caregiver Application Form as well.
  2. Make a clear and visible copy of your NM Photo ID.
  3. You must also adhere to the following guidelines regarding certain approved conditions:
    • If applying under Chronic Pain, you must have a second certification from a specialist
    • If applying under PTSD, you must have medical records showing a psychiatrist’s diagnosis
    • If applying under Glaucoma, you must have medical records showing an ophthalmologist’s diagnosis
    • If applying under Inflammatory Autoimmune-Mediated Arthritis, you must have a certification from a Rheumatologist
  4. Mail necessary forms to:
    Department of Health
    1190 Saint Francis Drive
    Suite S1300
    Santa Fe, NM 87502

If you have questions, please contact the Medical Cannabis Program Staff at (505) 827-2321 or email medical.cannabis@state.nm.us

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