Health

Class-action lawsuit filed over medical cannabis

43 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

96 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

Santa Fe First RespondersSave Lives inUkraine

40 Views  Â ‘I thought we were going to die’: New Mexican first responders save lives in Ukraine Santa Fe City firefighter Rollin Tyler Jones and Emergency room Doctor Christopher Hammond dedicated their lives to help people in Santa Fe, but last month their journey took them to an international battleground

CDC, doctors still recommend masks in some New Mexico counties

123 Views  Â Doctors: Mask wearing depends on health and what county you’re in Are you tired of wearing masks or do you still want to keep them on? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has some new recommendations when it comes to wearing masks. The new model focuses on

Small businesses respond to mask mandate lift

50 Views  Â Although Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham lifted New Mexico’s indoor mask mandate in mid-February, small businesses have been deciding for themselves whether or not they really want to stop wearing masks. Matt Alexander, the owner of Picture Perfect Photo Lab, said he allowed his employees to vote on if they

Here’s where you still have to wear a mask in New Mexico

44 Views  Â ALBUIQUERQUE, N.M. — The state of New Mexico ended its mask mandate last week after Gov. Lujan Grisham announced the news in a press conference on Thursday. However, there are still places in New Mexico that require people to wear a mask.

New Mexico Legislature looking to relieve pressure on health care industry

45 Views  Â Legislation to recruit and keep health care professionals from New Mexico headed to governor’s desk Our state faces a massive health care worker shortage, and state lawmakers hope to address it. The Legislature is looking to spend about $171 million to recruit and retain health care professionals. They’re also

Governor, lawmakers discuss end of 2022 legislative session

39 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Democratic lawmakers discussed the end of the state’s legislative session in a news conference Thursday afternoon. Several surprise announcements have so far punctuated the end of the session. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced during Thursday’s news conference that New