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Sun Mar 7, 2021, 11:08 PM

New Mexico lawmakers hopeful about reaching cannabis compromise

Nearly two years ago, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham formed a cannabis legalization work group tasked with researching how other states were faring with legalizing recreational marijuana.

At the time, she said she wanted New Mexico to have a legal cannabis program that would be the “envy” of the country.

Her idea gained momentum, but efforts to legalize cannabis failed in last year’s legislative session.

This year, leading lawmakers said they were confident passage would happen. But with less than two weeks left in the 60-day legislative session, legislators have not quite come to an agreement on which cannabis bill is worth betting on.

Read more: https://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/legislature/new-mexico-lawmakers-hopeful-about-reaching-cannabis-compromise/article_c66544c6-7d59-11eb-bbd4-6fbd95253f8b.html

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Mon Mar 8, 2021, 01:29 AM

1. I live in Albuquerque

I fear it will not get done this year (again).

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Mon Mar 8, 2021, 02:33 AM

2. Why is this so hard?

Was it this hard de-prohibiting alcohol? My county is legalizing alcohol this year, just 88 years late?

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