State: New Mexico

Qualifying Conditions

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Anorexia/cachexia
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical dystonia
  • Chronic pain
  • Crohn's disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hospice patients
  • Huntington's disease
  • Intractable nausea/vomiting
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Painful peripheral neuropathy
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Spinal cord damage

Patient Possession Limits

Eight ounces of medical cannabis (over a 90-day period)

Home Cultivation

Yes, 16 plants (four mature, 12 immature)

Caregiver Information

Yes, primary caregiver is designated by 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.



House Bill 144 and Senate Bill 6 permitted the Department to license farmers to cultivate industrial hemp for research and development purposes in compliance with federal provisions (Section 7606) of the 2014 Farm Act.