New Mexico Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana & Expunging Criminal Records Due

Two bills, one legalizing marijuana use for adults 21 and older and another expunging the criminal records of some cannabis related convictions, were passed in the New Mexico House and Senate. They will be signed by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) soon, as the governor has already voiced strong support for the bills. In a statement on Thursday, Grisham called the bills “a significant victory for New Mexico,” and that her “signing pen is ready.” The Cannabis Regulations Act will create a cannabis commercial license and tax structure for retailers. The bill also sets limits on cannabi…

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