Cannabis News Box

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 the state's licensed dispensaries. Non-residents have been informed of the changes following an announcem...

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

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 Bryan Biedscheid on Monday, September 23. The Writ of Mandamus removed the rule that restricted New M...

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 ...

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

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 weed. Since the changes were signed into law, confusion has permeated New Mexico's...

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