As an active medical cannabis cardholder in New Mexico, you are allowed to assign yourself a caregiver if you are, at times, unable to purchase your own medicine. Caregivers may purchase and transport your medicine to you but they are not legally allowed to consume.
You must be an active medical cannabis cardholder OR your application to be a cardholder has been submitted to the Dept of Health for approval.
All underage cannabis cardholders must have a caregiver.
The doctor who signed your application must sign the Caregiver Application.
Caregivers must have a valid NM ID or drivers license.
Caregivers must submit a federal background check with the Caregiver Application. (We recommend sentrylink.com or criminalwatchdog.com)
To download and print the Caregiver Application, click here.
Accepted medical conditions
for NM cannabis cardholders
➺ Amyotrophic later sclerosis (ALS)
➺ Crohn's disease
➺ Hepatitis C currently receiving treatment
➺ Huntington's diseaseHospice care
➺ Inclusion body myositis
➺ Inflammatory autoimmune-mediated arthritis (RA)
➺ Intractable nausea/vomiting
➺ Multiple sclerosis (MS)
➺ Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with proof of intractable spasticity
➺ Obstructive sleep apnea
➺ Painful peripheral neuropathy
➺ Parkinson's disease
➺ Post-traumatic stress disorder
➺ Severe chronic pain
➺ Severe anorexia/cachexia
➺ Spasmodic torticollis (cervical dystonia)
➺ Ulcerative colitis