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State job opportunities limited for medical cannabis patients in New Mexico

State job opportunities limited for medical cannabis patients in New Mexico

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 19, 2019

Since New Mexico's medical cannabis program – the "Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act” – went into effect following legalization in 2007, thousands of patients have enrolled in the program. As of February 28, 2019, 70,109 patients were registered. Patient figures have steadily climbed in recent mo...

New Mexico medical cannabis program accrued $106 million in 2018

New Mexico medical cannabis program accrued $106 million in 2018

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 13, 2019

Last year, the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program pulled in $106 million in sales revenue, a 23 percent increase since 2017. The number of patients enrolled in the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program rose 45 percent between 2017 and 2018, with the patient count now standing at 67,574. Interesting, considering the fact that patient enrollment exceeded sales. Ultra Health is the biggest provider in NM’...

Parents appeal to change laws on medical cannabis in New Mexico schools

Parents appeal to change laws on medical cannabis in New Mexico schools

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 14, 2018

Parents in New Mexico are pushing for the right to treat their young with cannabis on school property. The devoted parents claim that their kids are being administered cannabis for the treatment of various medical conditions. Despite this, THC  and CBD are listed as controlled substances under state and fed...

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