Cannabis Information

Your Input

The City hosted a public meeting regarding the potential for allowing outdoor consumption of cannabis in licensed facilities on September 22, 2022.

Residents also had an opportunity to complete an online survey regarding potential amendments to cannabis regulations. 

For information, contact Irene Parra, Business Development Administrator, at (575) 528-3475, or by email at

Survey Results

Read the Ordinance

Cannabis Business Licenses

Below is an interactive map of all Cannabis Business Licenses issued by the City of Las Cruces and located within Las Cruces City Limits. The map will be updated as licenses are approved by the State of New Mexico and City of Las Cruces.

Cannabis Update l City Council Work Session - March 28, 2022

Cannabis Seminar l January 5-6, 2022

Seminar Presentations

Fast Facts

  • Recreational cannabis became legal in New Mexico on June 29, 2021
  • The state’s Cannabis Control Division not later than September 1, 2021:
    • Creates the Cannabis Regulatory Advisory Commission
    • Accepts and begins processing license applications for cannabis producers, cannabis producer micro-businesses and properly licensed medical cannabis producers
  • The state’s Cannabis Control Division no later than January 1, 2022:
    • Begins licensing cannabis training and education programs
    • Issues cannabis server permits
    • Accepts and begins processing license applications for all license types
  • Retail sale of commercial cannabis in New Mexico begins no later than April 1, 2022



Permits & Licenses

Business Resources

Additional Resources