Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Amendments

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Amendments

All public comments must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22, 2022

The purpose of the public rule hearing is to receive public commentary to make amendments to existing rules. Proposed rule amendments will remove duplicate or conflicting requirements for licensure as well as unintended barriers to licensure across all license types. Additional amendments will clarify licensing requirements and processes submitted as part of an application for renewal or amendments of licensure.

 Lastly, proposed amendments will update definitions as needed corresponding to changes made to licensure requirements and processes.

Notice of Proposed Hearing

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Reference Materials Used in Drafting the Proposed Rule Making:

The Division will begin accepting public comment on the proposed rules beginning Tuesday January 11, 2022. Please submit written comments on the proposed rules to Robert Sachs, Deputy Director of Policy for the Cannabis Control Division, via electronic mail at Written comment may also be submitted by visiting the Division website at or by mailing the comment to the following address:

Cannabis Control Division Public Comment

c/o Robert Sachs

P.O. Box 25101 Santa Fe, NM 87504

All written public comments must be received by 5:00pm on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Persons will also be given the opportunity to present their comments at the rule hearing. Comments received prior to the rule hearing will be posted to the RLD website at:

 No later than January 11, 2022, interested parties may obtain and review copies of the proposed rules and public comments by going to the Cannabis Control Division website at or by contacting the Cannabis Control Division at or (505) 476-4995.

 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 Julia Valdez, Executive Assistant for the Cannabis Control Division, or (505) 362-2924 at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing.

Public Comment