Cannabis News Box

New Mexico cannabis company stakeholders submit recreational legalization recommendations to Governor

New Mexico cannabis company stakeholders submit recreational legalization recommendations to Governor

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 29, 2019

A fresh new insight into the potential of legalizing recreational cannabis in New Mexico will be put before state lawmakers by members of a newly-formed committee inaugurated by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. The Cannabis Legalization Working Group – which is comprised of 19 state lawmakers and a numbe...

Recreational cannabis use in New Mexico could pass in 2020

Recreational cannabis use in New Mexico could pass in 2020

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 18, 2019

Lawmakers in New Mexico were on the cusp of recreational cannabis legalization earlier this year. However, a bill to legalize adult-use weed fell flat after four anti-pot senators rejected the measure. Fortunately, cannabis proponents in New Mexico could get their hands on legal weed by as early as next ...

New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Advisory Board votes 4-0 for using weed to treat opioid-use disorder

New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Advisory Board votes 4-0 for using weed to treat opioid-use disorder

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2019

Lawmakers in the "Land of Enchantment" have reaffirmed their support for adding opioid-use disorder to the state's list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis.  The state’s support was reaffirmed on Friday, March 29, when New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Advisory Board voted 4-0 for usin...

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham