How to Obtain a Medical Marijuana Card in New Mexico

If you suffer from one of the eligible conditions under the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program, you may be able to obtain a medical marijuana ID card. Here is some helpful information about medical marijuana cards, and about how to obtain a medical marijuana card.

Doctor’s Certification

After filling out the initial paperwork, you will need to get a licensed New Mexico medical provider to certify that you do suffer from an eligible condition, that you have undergone standard therapies for that condition, and that they have failed. For severe chronic pain, your initial (1st year) certification must be from a specialist in pain management or in the condition causing you pain. Albuquerque Integrative Medicine (AIM) can serve as either your specialist for chronic pain or as your primary certification doctor for all other conditions.

In order to certify you, we will need access to any medical records relating to your condition. It is very important that we receive these prior to your appointment. If you have any questions about how to obtain your medical records, please don’t hesitate to call us at 505-503-8962.

State Approval

Once you have obtained certification from your health care provider, you must mail your completed application to the state, which then has 30 working days to process it. If your application is approved, you will be issued a medical marijuana ID card and be officially enrolled in the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program.

Please note that you cannot obtain a medical marijuana ID card from a provider; cards are only issued by the state of New Mexico.

We’re Here to Help
If you need any information about medical marijuana cards, please call Albuquerque Integrative Medicine today at 505-503-8962. We are happy to answer any of your questions, and will do everything we can to help eligible patients enroll in the medical cannabis program.