New Mexico Register / Volume XXI, Number 24 / December 30, 2010
7.34.2 NMAC 1
TITLE 7 HEALTH
CHAPTER 34 MEDICAL USE OF CANNABIS
PART 2 ADVISORY BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
“Adequate supply” means an amount of cannabis, derived solely from an intrastate source and
in a form approved by the department, possessed by a qualified patient or collectively possessed by a qualified patient and the qualified patient’s primary caregiver, that is determined by the department to be no more than reasonably necessary to ensure the uninterrupted availability of cannabis for a period of three (3) months. An adequate supply shall not exceed six (6) ounces of useable cannabis, and with a personal production license only, four (4) mature plants and twelve (12) seedlings, or a three (3) month supply of topical treatment. An amount greater than six (6) ounces of useable cannabis may be allowed, at the department’s discretion, upon proof of special need as evidenced by a practitioner letter explaining why a larger dose is indicated. Any such allowance shall be reviewed for approval by a medical director designated by the department, who shall consider standards for exceptions to the adequate supply requirements that are approved by the advisory board. A qualified patient and primary caregiver may also possess cannabis seeds.
The Board consists of nine members: six physician members, one physician assistant member and two members representing the public. All members are appointed by the Governor.
Advisory board membership term. Each member of the advisory board shall serve a term of two (2) years from the date of appointment by the secretary.
It is the responsibility of the Advisory Board to recommend quantities of cannabis necessary to constitute an adequate supply.