Economic Development

Many UNM students benefit from legalized cannabis usage

30 ViewsWar on drugs’ lasting effects on misinformation about weed Since cannabis was legalized recreationally last summer in New Mexico, University of New Mexico students have been able to legally partake in the drug, so long as they’re over 21. After recreational sales started on Friday, April 1, many students

Cannabusiness unfolds in New Mexico

33 ViewsRecreational cannabis storefronts opened on Friday, April 1, nearly a year after the legislation was passed in the roundhouse in Santa Fe during the special session to legalize recreational cannabis. The bill allows anyone 21 and over in the state to purchase 2 ounces (about 57 grams) of cannabis flower, 16

PNM customers may no longer experience blackouts this summer

12 Views“Getting the public thinking about these outages has allowed us to connect with emergency responders and state agencies in a way that we really didn’t expect to,” Eric Chavez, a spokesperson for PNM, said. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For months, the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) has been trying

Mythbusting Cannabis in New Mexico: What you need to know ahead of April 1

20 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Retail sales of cannabis are set to begin in just a few days. Do you know exactly what’s legal, what’s safe, and what’s a myth? To address some common myths and questions about cannabis in New Mexico, KRQE News 13 spoke with law enforcement and state regulators. Here

New Mexicans owed estimated $9.5M from IRS; here’s how to claim

9 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Early this week the IRS announced that 1.5 million U.S. taxpayers who did not file a 2018 federal income tax return could be leaving a combined $1.5 billion on the table in unclaimed refunds. According to the IRS, $9.5 million is owed to nearly 10,000 New Mexico taxpayers.