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New Mexico Medicinal Requirements
Patients in New Mexico have the option of treating many diagnosed illnesses with cannabis.
Below are the currently approved conditions for the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program that may qualify a patient for a medical cannabis card. If you are interested in pursuing cannabis therapy to treat any of these conditions, you may speak with your treating physician or visit with a medical professional who specializes in cannabis at our Cannabis Clinic.
Conditions approved for cannabis treatment
On March 13, 2007, Senate Bill 523 was approved effectively removing all state-level criminal penalties on the use and possession of marijuana by patients “in a regulated system for alleviating symptoms caused by debilitating medical conditions and their medical treatments.”
The New Mexico Department of Health has established a Patient Registry, issuing medical marijuana cards and licenses to patients, caregivers and providers.