Cannabis News Box

Gov. Lujan Grisham urges government to legalize cannabis in New Mexico as budget deficit resolution

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 28, 2020

In mid-September, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham requested that the federal government contribute more financial assistance to help New Mexico recover from a coronavirus-related revenue glut.  Something that Grisham says could help resolve the state's budget deficit is cannabis legalization. However, for this t...

New Mexico’s number one cannabis company initiates lawsuit against health department regarding newly-imposed rules

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 31, 2020

The largest medical cannabis supplier in New Mexico is engaging in a battle with the state regarding newly-imposed regulations. Ultra Health – a vertically-integrated company that operates 20 dispensaries statewide and will launch another 10 before the year is up – has described the state's regu...

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

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. ...

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