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New reciprocity legislation enables out-of-staters to buy medical cannabis in New Mexico without patient card

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial July 14, 2020

Sweeping changes have been introduced for New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program. The newly-implemented reciprocity rules will make it possible for out-of-staters to buy and possess medical cannabis from...

Judge invites nonresidents to participate in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program

At the end of August 2019, 77,141 patients had enrolled, indicating a 34 percent increase since 2018
October 1, 2019

Individuals living outside New Mexico can now apply to participate in the state’s medical cannabis program. A Permanent Writ of Mandamus court order was certified by Santa Fe District Court Judge...

Recreational cannabis use in New Mexico could pass in 2020

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham wants to include recreational cannabis legislation in the 2020 legislative session
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....

Updated medical cannabis law in New Mexico could grant inmates access to weed

Incarcerated medical cannabis patients in New Mexico have a legal right to procure pharmaceutical-grade pot
Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial April 24, 2019

New Mexico is still feeling the effects of a bill that was recently signed into law by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. The new law amends the State's medical cannabis rule to expand patient access to pharmaceutical-grade...

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