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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


Filed under Medical cannabis

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’...

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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