Conditions Approved for Use of Medical Marijuana in New Mexico

Conditions Approved for Use of Medical Marijuana in New Mexico

An accepted New Mexico client may legitimately possess marijuana for medical functions. A patient could also obtain a production license, which would allow the individual to grow their own medicine. A patient might designate a caretaker for aid. The state concerns IDs for both individuals and also caregivers.

In New Mexico, useful cannabis is specified as dried leaves as well as flowers; it does not include seeds, stalks or origins. A key caretaker might give services to a maximum of 4 qualified people under the Medical Marijuana Program.
Severe chronic pain
Painful peripheral neuropathy
Intractable nausea/vomiting
Severe anorexia/cachexia
Hepatitis C infection
Crohn’s disease
PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder BACKGROUND:
New Mexico was the initial state to list post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a disorder for using clinical cannabis. There are no released researches, besides instance reports, of the effects of marijuana on PTSD signs and symptoms. The objective of the research study was to state as well as statistically evaluate psychometric information on PTSD signs and symptoms gathered throughout 80 psychiatric evaluations of individuals putting on the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program from 2009 to 2011.
ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
Multiple sclerosis
Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with intractable spasticity
Hospice patients
Cannabis Quantities Allowed
Possession/Cultivation: Patients have the right to possess up to six ounces of usable cannabis, four mature plants and 12 seedlings.

In New Mexico, usable cannabis is defined as dried leaves and flowers; it does not include seeds, stalks or roots. A primary caregiver may provide services to a maximum of four qualified patients under the Medical Cannabis Program.

Application information can be obtained from:

New Mexico Department of Health

1190 St. Francis Drive
P.O. Box 26110
Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110
Phone: 505-827-2321


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