New Mexico cannabis industry braces for federal rescheduling

41 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – In a historic announcement, President Joe Biden says it is time for the feds to rethink how dangerous marijuana really is. His administration is downgrading cannabis in its drug classification. It’s a monumental decision that will impact many areas of the legal marijuana industry, including

Why Border Patrol checkpoints are seizing New Mexico cannabis

70 Views   New Mexico cannabis shop owner calls border seizures ‘crippling’ to local business LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – Two years into recreational cannabis becoming legal in New Mexico, local cannabis distributors are finding themselves in a legal conundrum. Border Patrol Agents have seized more than $300,000 worth of local cannabis products

Feds continue to seize legal pot in New Mexico at checkpoints

87 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Two years into legal, recreational cannabis being legal in New Mexico, one major problem persists: pot is still illegal under federal law. New Mexico cannabis businesses say federal agents are seizing their product at checkpoints.

Regulators: 2 NM cannabis producers must pay $1M each for violations

180 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico regulatory officials have revoked the licenses of two cannabis producers and ordered them to each pay $1 million. The Cannabis Control Division of the state Regulation and Licensing Department announced Tuesday these penalties against Bliss Farm and Native American Agricultural Development Company.