The purpose of this rule hearing is to consider proposed draft rules regarding the processing, approval, and denial of license applications for cannabis producers in New Mexico. The rule hearing will also consider the regulation of cannabis licensees, proposed fees for corresponding license types, the plant count, canopy or square footage limit for each license type, and per-plant fees applied to licensees that are growing more than 200 cannabis plants.

Notice of Proposed Rule Making

Proposed Draft Rules

Reference Materials Used in Drafting the Proposed Rule Making

The rule hearing will be held both virtually and in-person at the New Mexico State Capitol, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Room 307, Santa Fe, NM 87501 on Friday, August 6, 2021 starting at 9:00 a.m. 

We are now accepting public comments on the proposed draft rules. There are four ways to provide public comment on the proposed draft rules:

  • Use the text box below to enter your public comment
  • Email your public comment to
  • Submit your public comment via postal mail to:Public Comment
    c/o Robert Sachs
    P.O. Box 25101
    Santa Fe, NM 87504
  • Participate in the August 6, 2021 public hearing and present your public comment via video conference or via telephone

The deadline to submit public comment is at the conclusion of the public hearing on Friday, August 6, 2021.

Please know that all public comments will be posted on this website.

Any individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing should contact Nicole Bazzano, Executive Assistant for the Office of the Superintendent, or (505) 469-0982 at least seven days prior to the hearing.

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