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Q1 2020 cannabis sales in New Mexico were 43 percent higher than Q1 2019

https://www.marijuana.com/news/2018/04/new-mexico-medical-marijuana-program-tops-50k-patients/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 10, 2020

Amid the turmoil caused by coronavirus (COVID-19), this year’s first quarter medical cannabis sales in New Mexico have climbed 43 percent since Q1 2019. Ultra Health – the largest-vertically integrated medical cannabis provider in the United States – published an industry report confirming that $40.1 ...

State job opportunities limited for medical cannabis patients in New Mexico

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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’s medical cannabis program welcomes surge of enrollment from out-of-staters

https://www.marijuana.com/news/2018/04/new-mexico-medical-marijuana-program-tops-50k-patients/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 5, 2019

Out-of-state enrollment for New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program has given the patient count a boost. Three-year patient cards have been issued to 130 patients residing outside of the southwestern U.S. state, which legalized medical cannabis back in 2007; making it the 12th U.S. state to do so. ...

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

https://www.marijuana.com/news/2018/04/new-mexico-medical-marijuana-program-tops-50k-patients/

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...

New Mexico’s list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis is growing, so is patient count

https://www.marijuana.com/news/2018/04/new-mexico-medical-marijuana-program-tops-50k-patients/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 27, 2019

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has updated its list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis; six new conditions have been added bringing the total to 28. Included on the list is opioid use disorder. As many as 130 Americans die from opioid overdoses every single day and New Mexico has some of the highest fatal drug overdose rates in the United States. Now, individ...

New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program