A look at the first year of legal adult-use cannabis sales in New Mexico

69 Views  Â This week, former New Mexico Congresswoman Yvette Herrell announces she is running again for the Second Congressional District seat. Also, KC Counts talks to Ben Lewinger Executive Director of the New Mexico Cannabis Chamber of Commerce about the first year of legal adult-use cannabis in the state.

New Mexico legislators consider creating cannabis police

143 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico’s cannabis industry is booming, according to sales data. Since recreational sales began in 2021, retailers have sold hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth. But does the industry need more oversight?

Recreational cannabis sales skyrocket in New Mexico

184 Views  Â Despite rise in sales, oversaturation is a cause of concern for some. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Recreational cannabis sales continue to rise in New Mexico. Jessie Hunt, spokesperson for Schwazze said it’s been a boost for the economy.

UNM launches online cannabis course

202 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — UNM is launching a new online course dedicated to navigating New Mexico’s cannabis rules and regulations.

Recreational marijuana sales up during Balloon Fiesta

203 Views  Â “We’re pleased with it. We’re having to do a little bit more inventory runs so we can keep the stores stocked,” Indy White, owner of Pur Life, said. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta often draws in tens of thousands of crowds, but this year, balloons aren’t

New Mexico cannabis sales bring in $40 million in August

190 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. — Cannabis sales in New Mexico topped $40 million in August. The state’s Cannabis Control Division said the highest sales numbers came from the state’s highest population centers and areas near the state’s border.

Legal cannabis lowers Big Pharma’s stock market value

184 Views  Â UNM researcher studies cannabis’ economic impact With recreational and medicinal cannabis now becoming legal in many states, the newly formed legal cannabis industry is showing an effect on many pharmaceutical firms’ stock market value.

Class-action lawsuit filed over medical cannabis

410 Views  Â New Mexico Top Organics-Ultra Health along with six medical patients have filed a class-action lawsuit against seven insurers in New Mexico. The lawsuit was filed for a failure to cover medical cannabis costs. The lawsuit seeks, “a determination that medical cannabis is a health care service for treatment of

2 New Mexico tribes closer to recreational cannabis sales

477 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two New Mexico tribes have signed an agreement with state officials recognizing the tribe’s authority to collect taxes on sales of cannabis products. The move announced by state officials Thursday after it was signed last week further formalizes potential involvement in the cannabis