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505-827-9329 (24 hrs)
New Mexico
Environment Department
Hemp Program


8/7/19 UPDATE – The approved out of state sources and permitted hemp facility pages have been updated. 

8/1/19 UPDATE – The final hemp emergency rule and summary of changes are now available.  Click here.

The New Mexico Environment Department’s Environmental Health Bureau (NMED) is responsible for permitting hemp warehouses, extraction facilities, and manufacturing facilities throughout New Mexico. A permit is required for people engaging in these activities in New Mexico.

NMED is also responsible for creating requirements for hemp product transportation and hemp finished product labeling.

Beginning August 1, 2019, NMED will enact emergency rules to allow for the transportation, warehousing, extraction, and manufacturing of hemp and hemp-derived products. Enacting emergency rules will allow hemp processing to begin as quickly as possible in New Mexico.

To help people understand the permitting process and requirements to transport, warehouse, extract, and/or manufacture hemp, NMED is hosting three informational meetings.  The dates and locations of the informational meetings are:

EHB Contacts:

121 Tijeras Avenue, NE, Suite 1000
Albuquerque, NM 87102-3400
Phone: (505) 222-9500

Program Contacts

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