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Once you have registered with Leafwell and been approved by one of our medical marijuana doctors online, apply to the state medical marijuana program. Receive your MMJ card and start shopping for your medical cannabis from a licensed dispensary.
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It can take up to 35 days for approval and your card will come in the mail. i
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2007 – “The Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act” is approved, removing state-level penalties for those who need to use marijuana for medical purposes. This established a Patient Registry Program.
Home cultivation of up to 16 plants (4 mature, 12 immature) may be grown if patient has the appropriate license.
Qualifying patients may carry up to 8 ounces of cannabis for their own personal use.
Dispensaries are operational.
Patients must be aged 18 or over in order to apply and qualify for medical marijuana for themselves.
As of 1st July, 2020, New Mexico has reciprocity with other medical marijuana states. Those with a valid MMJ card and recommendation/certificate can now use their medical marijuana ID card to purchase at a licensed New Mexico dispensary.
Those without a medical marijuana card and in possession of 1 ounce or less may get up to 15 days’ incarceration and/or a fine of $100. A second offense could bring up to one year imprisonment and a $1,000 fine (same with possessing between 1 and less than 8 ounces). These are all misdemeanors.
Possession of 8 ounces or more is a felony, and carries with it up to 1.5 years incarceration and/or a fine of $5,000. This is similar to distribution of 100 pounds or less of cannabis for a first offense.
Cultivation of any amount without a license is a felony, with 9 years incarceration and a $10,000 fine. Sentence and fine is doubled for any subsequent offenses, or if within a school zone.
Possession of hash or concentrates is a misdemeanor, and can land one in jail for up to 1 year and a $1,000 fine. Distributing or making hash or concentrates is a felony, with up to 3 years’ imprisonment and a $5,000 fine.
Possessing or distributing paraphernalia is a misdemeanor, with up to 1 year imprisonment and a $100 fine.
Driving licenses may be revoked upon conviction for those aged 15 or older.
Severe chronic pain
Painful peripheral neuropathy
Hepatitis C infection currently receiving antiviral treatment
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with intractable spasticity
Inflammatory autoimmune-mediated arthritis
For some ailments like chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), glaucoma and inflammatory autoimmune-mediated arthritis, you must get a second certification from a qualified specialist.
Qualified New Mexico medical marijuana patients may possess up to 8 ounces over a 90-day period. Recreational cannabis is not legal in New Mexico
Telehealth/telemedicine available. However, relationship must first be established between patient and physician in-person. New Mexico has the widest range of telehealth/telemedicine services in the US.
Qualifying New Mexico medical cannabis patients may legally grow up to 16 plants, four mature and 12 immature.
New Mexico now has medical marijuana reciprocity with other states. This was established on the 1st of July, 2020. Under Senate Bill 139 (SB 139), patients who qualify for their home state medical marijuana program can use their valid medical marijuana card to purchase cannabis at licensed New Mexico dispensaries.
SB139 was passed in response to a section of SB406 that changed the legal definition of a patient, inadvertently allowing non-residents to apply for New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program. Under SB 139, non-residents will not be able to renew their New Mexico medical marijuana card, but can use a valid MMJ card from their home state.
Due to the high number of applications, it can take up to 30 days to get a New Mexico medical marijuana card (MMJ card).
No application fee - a New Mexico online physician's appointment costs $199, subject to change. Only billed if approved.
You must be aged 18 years old or over in order to qualify for a medical marijuana card for yourself in New Mexico. Caregivers must be 18 years old or over.
For minor patients under the age of 18, or those who are over 18 but need a caregiver due to their condition. Primary caregiver is designated by a patient's practitioner as necessary to take responsibility for managing the well-being of a qualified patient with respect to the medical use of cannabis. Primary caregiver must be a resident of New Mexico. The caregiver must be 18 years of age or older.
Patients must be eighteen (18) years of age. If a patient is under eighteen (18) years of age, the patient must designate a Caregiver.
Patients must provide a valid copy of New Mexico State ID, such as a driver’s licence or New Mexico-issued I.D. Card.
Patients must provide proof of residency, such as bank statements or correspondence with a state department within the last 3 months, or a rental/mortgage agreement.
Patients must be evaluated, in person, by a certified physician. Physicians must establish a bona fide patient relationship.
Patients must be diagnosed with a Qualifying Condition. Patients must submit an application to the New Mexico Department of Health Medical Cannabis Program.
No. As cannabis is federally illegal, insurance will not cover the costs associated with medical marijuana.