New Mexico Recreational & Medical Cannabis Comparisons

Recreational

Medical

Must be 21 (No Exceptions)

Must be 18 (to apply without a parent/caregiver)

Children under 18 allowed with parent/caregiver

Outside the home:

Allowed 56 grams (2 ounces) of flower

Allowed 16 grams of extract

Allowed 800 milligrams of edibles

Outside the home:

Allowed 230 units (8 ounces) of flower

Per 90 day rolling period

Unit increases are available up to 300 units

Within the home:

Allowed an undisclosed amount

Within the home:

Allowed an undisclosed amount

Taxes: 12% Sales Tax + (x)% County Tax

The county tax varies per county

No Sales Tax

Effective July 1, 2021

Allowed to grow up to 12 plants per household

6 immature / 6 mature

Allowed to grow up to (x) plants per household

(x) immature / (x) mature

Disallowed to claim health benefits

Must have proper warning labels

Allowed to claim health benefits

Unaffected by the Cannabis Regulation Act

For more information visit:

New Mexico Department of Health:

https://www.nmhealth.org/about/mcp/svcs/

New Mexico Cannabis Control Division:

https://ccd.rld.state.nm.us/

*Information listed above is subject to change.

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