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

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

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 24, 2019


Filed under Medical cannabis, News

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...

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...

Recreational cannabis bill in New Mexico would impose 9 percent retail tax

Recreational cannabis bill in New Mexico would impose 9 percent retail tax

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 20, 2019


Filed under Social cannabis

Cannabis advocates in New Mexico have been focusing on the potential economic windfall that the U.S. state stands to receive if weed is legalized and taxed. Currently, weed still infiltrates the black market. If those illicitly traded products were legalized and taxed, the economy could be bolster...

Wholesale cannabis prices fall 50 percent in Oregon and Washington

Wholesale cannabis prices fall 50 percent in Oregon and Washington

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 9, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

Bulk cannabis prices are plummeting across the United States’ recreational markets, according to data released by Cannabis Benchmarks. This division of New Leaf Data Services is a major provider of business, financial and industry data for North America’s cannabis industry. In comparison with figures...

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...

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