Researchers at the University of New Mexico published a study that found the medicinal benefits of THC are proving more therapeutic than originally thought.
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By Tracy Breton | Published in The Providence Journal Fifteen states plus the District of Columbia have legalized medicinal marijuana: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. But the laws allowing it in three of those locations Arizona, New Jersey and the District of
Published in NECN A freshman lawmaker has withdrawn a measure to repeal New Mexico’s medical marijuana law, and instead is asking for a study of it. Republican Rep. Jim Smith of Sandia Park asked that his repeal measure not be heard by the House committee where it was sent. Smith says there wouldn’t be enough
The city says it will quickly develop zoning regulations on medical marijuana during its six-month moratorium, but the state contends the city lacks the authority to regulate.
The New Mexico Department of Health is the agency tasked with regulating medical marijuana throughout the state, department spokeswoman Deborah Busemeyer said.
“It doesn’t appear as if local municipalities have any legal authority over that system,” Busemeyer said. “The state is in charge of approving producers and we will continue to do so as needed. The moratorium I don’t think would affect our decisions.”