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Judge invites nonresidents to participate in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program

Judge invites nonresidents to participate in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program

October 1, 2019

Individuals living outside New Mexico can now apply to participate in the state’s medical cannabis program. A Permanent Writ of Mandamus court order was certified by Santa Fe District Court Judge Bryan Biedscheid on Monday, September 23. The Writ of Mandamus removed the rule that restricted New M...

New Mexico’s list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis is growing, so is patient count

New Mexico’s list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis is growing, so is patient count

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 27, 2019

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has updated its list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis; six new conditions have been added bringing the total to 28. Included on the list is opioid use disorder. As many as 130 Americans die from opioid overdoses every single day and New Mexico has some of the highest fatal drug overdose rates in the United States. Now, individ...

New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program