License to Grow


As an active medical cannabis cardholder in New Mexico, you are allowed to grow your own plants as long as you fill out a Personal Production Application and submit it to the Department of Health. Once approved, this allows patients to have 16 plants total (4 mature, 12 seedlings).



  • You must be a current medical cannabis cardholder in NM OR your application to be a cardholder has been submitted to the Dept of Health for approval.

  • You must own your own property or have permission from the person who does own the property you live on to grow there.

  • All instructions are clearly outlined on the application. 

  • Be as detailed as possible when filling out the application. 

To download and print the Personal Production Application to grow, click here.

Accepted medical conditions

for NM cannabis cardholders

➺ Amyotrophic later sclerosis (ALS)

➺ Cancer

➺ Crohn's disease

➺ Epilepsy

➺ Glaucoma

➺ 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