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Overall support in the state for legalizing recreational marijuana grew by just 2 percentage points over the past two years, but more people said they now “strongly support” legalization, according to poll results released Tuesday by the groups that commissioned it.

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Florida legalizes smoking medical marijuana - Cannabis News

The Albuquerque City Council has voted to decriminalize marijuana possession in small amounts and send the measure to the mayor for final approval.

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Thailand Hopes Medical Marijuana Will Boost its Lagging Economy. But Not Everyone's Convinced.

Two Albuquerque city councilors are pushing to decriminalize marijuana possession in cases where a person is caught with an ounce (28 grams) or less, saying their proposal will free up police time and resources to focus on more serious crimes.

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The Increase in Dispensary Crime Just Reaffirms the Need for Cannabis Banking

The state House of Representatives on Tuesday passed yet another bill that would legalize research on industrial hemp.

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Group urges cannabis businesses to offer free or low-cost products to seriously ill patients

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A bill to create a research program for the industrial production of hemp in New Mexico heads to the Governor’s desk.

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Irish parliament to discuss new amendment for Cannabis possession

Vets would be able to sign up for the medical cannabis program without a medical diagnosis.

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Is microdosing the future of cannabis? - Cannabis news

A bill that would legalize hemp production in New Mexico passed another legislative hurdle on Monday.

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Letting VA Doctors Recommend Medical Marijuana To Veterans Won’t Cost Anything, Congressional Analysts Say - Cannabis News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers say the time is ripe for New Mexico to legalize and tax marijuana sales for recreational use as the state grapples with a budget deficit and plunging revenues.

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How Big is the Cannabis Manufacturing Industry?

The Land of Enchantment has spent most of 2016 dealing with issues that came with the rapid growth of the state’s medical cannabis program.

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Arizona's weed entrepreneurs sold $1.9 billion of marijuana last year — That's a lot of blunts

Though New Mexico is in the minority of states that does not allow legal hemp production, one religious Taos nonprofit is harvesting a hemp crop to up the supply of seeds for its sacramental growers.

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Cannabis business school helps BIPOC Nevadans entering industry

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico family is suing the state's health department claiming that medical marijuana growing limitations hinder producers from making a certain cannabis oil that helps with their infant daughter's rare disorder.

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Congressmen to launch Cannabis Caucus in 2017 – Cannabis News

A proposal that would allow voters to weigh in on legalizing recreational marijuana passed its second test and will now advance to the Senate floor.

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NZ medical cannabis put on the fast-track

SANTA FE, N.M. — A proposal to legalize and tax recreational marijuana use in New Mexico was voted down tonight on a 17-24 vote in the Senate, with six Senate Democrats joining Republicans in casting “no” votes against the measure.

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“A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis” Is a Rookie Manual For Navigating the World of Weed - Cannabis News

Although the state Legislature has resisted the idea of legalizing marijuana, more than 60 percent of New Mexicans support legalizing, regulating and taxing the drug, according to results of a statewide poll released Thursday.

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SANTA FE (AP) – New Mexico Health Secretary Retta Ward says New Mexico has seen a significant jump in the number of patients participating in the state’s medical marijuana program over the past year.

Ward testified Tuesday before the Legislative Finance Committee in Santa Fe. She told lawmakers about 18,000 people are enrolled in the program, an increase of about 7,000 since the beginning of the year.

Ward attributed the increase to changes made earlier this year.

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Chelo Rivera ~ KRQE