Regulators revoke license of Albuquerque cannabis business

110 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico regulators revoked the license of an Albuquerque cannabis business and ordered them to pay nearly $300,000 in fines. According to the NM Regulations and Licensing Division, Golden Roots is the third cannabis business to have its license revoked. They are reportedly the first

State seeks input on Gold King Mine settlement spending

782 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state wants to gather input on what to do with the money recovered from the Gold King Mine settlement. The state received $1 million after the mine seeped dangerous chemicals into the Animas River six years ago.

Who’s applying to be New Mexico’s first cannabis producers?

410 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – In just two months since the Cannabis Control Division (CCD) began accepting applications for producer licenses, there have already been more than 1,500 applications started by would-be entrepreneurs, according to the CCD. Of those, more than 1,000 of the applications are for what are called “microbusinesses,”

Human rights panel to hear Navajo uranium contamination case

386 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group representing Navajo communities is presenting its case to an international human rights body, saying U.S. regulators violated the rights of tribal members when they cleared the way for uranium mining in western New Mexico years ago.

FDA unveils plan to ban menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars

354 Views   Menthol-flavored cigarettes and all flavors of cigars would be banned in the U.S. under a new plan unveiled Thursday by federal health officials. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it will issue a proposal “within the next year” to ban menthol in cigarettes and ban all flavors, including