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How to Get a New Mexico Marijuana Card

How to Get NM Marijuana Card

How to Qualify to Become a Patient

Get a New Mexico Medical Marijuana Card

List of Qualifying Conditions

– Severe chronic pain
– Painful peripheral neuropathy
– Intractable nausea/vomiting
– Severe anorexia/cachexia
– Hepatitis C infection currently receiving antiviral treatment
– Crohn’s disease
– Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
– Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
– Cancer
– Glaucoma
– HIV/AIDS
– Multiple sclerosis
– Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with intractable spasticity
– Epilepsy
– Hospice patients
– Inflammatory autoimmune-mediated arthritis

Other Qualifying Conditions

Must be a resident of New Mexico with a valid New Mexico I.D. as proof of residency.
Obtain a copy of your medical records indicating diagnosis of a qualifying condition, as listed below. Learn how to request your medical records and remember to bring these records with you to your marijuana evaluation appointment. Please note the following guidelines:
– If applying under Chronic Pain, you must have a second certification from a specialist
– If applying under PTSD, you must have medical records showing a psychiatrist’s diagnosis
– If applying under Glaucoma, you must have medical records showing an ophthalmologist’s diagnosis
– If applying under Inflammatory Autoimmune-Mediated Arthritis, you must have a certification from a Rheumatologist
Obtain written certificationfrom a physician licensed in the state of New Mexico that that you are a qualifying patient. Find a medical marijuana doctor in New Mexico here.
Register with the New Mexico Department of Health to receive a registry identification card. Here are step by step directions on how to get your medical marijuana card in NM.

Learn more: New Mexico Department of Health

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