Border Patrol Line Hazy On Medical Marijuana

People living in and around Las Cruces are affected quite a bit because every single road leading out of the state’s second largest city has a border checkpoint.

NEW MEXICO:  New Mexico’s Democratic Congressional delegation is teaming up with a state lawmaker in an appeal to the US Customs and Border Patrol to change their policy of seizing medical marijuana. The federal government has said as long as states abide by 8 specific guidelines - like not selling marijuana to minors or allowing people to Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Plan Stalls In New Mexico

Day of Actions Include Public Hearing on Bill, Evening Event in Nearby Latham, and Powerful New Video About Patients, Doctors and the Compassionate Care Act

NEW MEXICO:  A proposal to allow New Mexico voters to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana stalled Friday, putting the measure in doubt — for now. At a disjointed meeting, the Senate Rules Committee failed to debate the proposed constitutional amendment that would allow for the possession and personal use of marijuana for those 21 Read the full article…

Legislator Wants New Mexico To Legalize Marijuana

Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino

NEW MEXICO:  A day after Colorado opened its doors to the legalized sale of recreational marijuana, a state senator said New Mexico should consider following suit. Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino, an Albuquerque Democrat, said he will introduce a constitutional amendment proposal to legalize recreational marijuana when the Legislature convenes this month. The constitutional amendment Read the full article…

In New Mexico Medical marijuana In Short Supply

Demand for medical marijuana under the state’s five-year-old program has soared, but supply of the weed has not kept pace.

NEW MEXICO: Demand for medical marijuana under the state’s five-year-old program has soared, but supply of the weed for debilitating conditions has been strained to the point that New Mexico producers have turned away thousands of patients in recent months and rationed the supply to others. Those are among the findings of a newly released survey Read the full article…