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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


Filed under Medical cannabis

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...

New Mexico’s top health official rejects use of cannabis for opioid addiction (again)

New Mexico’s top health official rejects use of cannabis for opioid addiction (again)

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 29, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Another request has been rejected by Mexico's top health official that would permit the use of medical cannabis to treat opioid addiction.   Cannabis advocates responded to the decision, stating that New Mexico is in desperate need of a fresh, tactical method for dealing with statewide drug probl...

Medical cannabis to treat opioid addiction