Albuquerque Mayor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Into Law

Mayor Tim Keller signed a bill Thursday decriminalizing the possession of an ounce or less of marijuana in the city. The legislation, passed by city councilors last week, replaces the criminal penalty of fines and jail time for such possession with a $25 civil fine. Authorities warned that marijuana possession […]

Medical Marijuana Industry Thriving in New Mexico – Cannabis Business Executive

New Mexico’s medical cannabis industry has grown into a powerful magnet for money and customers. Customers, sales revenue and dispensaries have exploded the past year with a total of more than 40,000 people now signed up to purchase medical marijuana. Since Jan. 1, some 8,000 New Mexicans obtained a state-issued […]

U.S. Grant Funds Misused to Pay for Medical Marijuana – High Times

BY SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANASSOCIATED PRESS ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An audit by independent investigators with the U.S. Justice Department has determined a New Mexico program that helps crime victims allowed federal grant funds to be used to reimburse the purchase of medical marijuana by crime victims. The review released this […]