Medical Cannabis Program

Important Announcement

The Department of Health has revised the proposed rule changes for the Medical Cannabis Program. The List of Proposed Rule Changes affect the following rules; 7.34.2, 7.34.3 and 7.34.4 NMAC, otherwise known as the Proposed Changes to Advisory Board Responsibilities and Duties, Proposed Changes to Registry ID Cards and Proposed Changes to Licensing Requirements for Producers, Production Facilities and Distribution. The revised proposed rules can be found in the Latest Publications section below.

The second public hearing on proposed changes to the rules regulating the Medical Cannabis Program was held on December 29. The Recording of the MCP Rules Repeal & Replacement Hearing is available for listening on demand.

Written comments may be submitted until January 5th 2015:

Medical Cannabis Program
New Mexico Department of Health
P.O. Box 26110
1190 St. Francis Dr., S-3400
Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110

We encourage everyone to review and respond in writing to the proposed changes. The Department of Health welcomes your input as we work together to create a safe, responsible Program to allow for the beneficial use of medical cannabis in a regulated system for the qualified patients of New Mexico.

REMINDER: The Department plans to open the Licensed Non-Profit Producer application period after any rule changes become effective. Until then the Department and MCP have no further information regarding applications.

Medical Practitioners, Applicants, and Qualified Patients

Remember, by filling out the Patient Application and Personal Production Application forms completely, you will help the MCP to ensure that applications are processed as quickly as possible. The Medical Cannabis Program encourages everyone to check the website regularly for program information and updates.

Latest Publications