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New Mexico Medical Marijuana

The New Mexico state Senate and House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 523 on May 13, 2007. Commonly known as “The Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act” it went into effect July 1st 2007.

The Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act removes state level criminal penalties for the use and possession of cannabis by qualified patients who are “in a regulated system for alleviating symptoms caused by debilitating medical conditions and their medical treatments.” The New Mexico Department of Health has been designated as the administrative body that will oversee the program and register patients, caregivers, and safe access providers.

New Mexico State Regulations Governing the Possession and Cultivation of Medical Marijuana

Under the Compassionate Use Act patients may possess up to 6 ounces of useable marijuana, 4 mature plants and 12 immature seedlings. Usable marijuana has been defined as dried leaves or flower; it does not include seeds, stalks, or roots. A licensed primary care provider may service up to 4 qualifying patients at any given time.

New Mexico Updates Program Details

In order to aid patients in their search for information we have created the following index of medical marijuana resources for patients in the state of New Mexico to serve as a legal library. We kindly ask that you review the information below in regards to legal references about New Mexico’s laws and regulations about medical marijuana.

Please note: In order to become a legal medical marijuana patient you must first have a qualifying condition as outlined by the department of health services and/or department of justice. For a comprehensive list of New Mexico medical marijuana qualifying conditions you can visit our qualifying conditions section located on the top of our menu under “Legal States”

New Mexico Qualification

Find out Who Qualifies for Marijuana in New Mexico in our definitive guide of New Mexico's qualification guidelines. Read up on medical conditions that are covered under New Mexico's medical marijuana program, age restrictions, criminal conviction restrictions, and more.

New Mexico Medical Marijuana Laws

Read New Mexico's Full Medical Marijuana Laws to gain full specific knowledge of New Mexico's exact legal guidelines without interpretation. We suggest that you print New Mexico's Full Medicinal Marijuana Laws for use with our MyDoc program in order to provide your physician full insight into New Mexico's laws for his knowledge.

New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card

Find out how to obtain a{n} New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card with our guide to New Mexico's state medicinal marijuana ID program. Some states require that you obtain your card prior to obtaining your medicine, so read here first to ensure that you know New Mexico's requirements.

New Mexico Medical Marijuana Facts

Our list of New Mexico Medical Marijuana Facts will help you seperate the facts from the myths in New Mexico's state program. Find out the truth from the leading source in marijuana education.