Drugs and Crime

New Mexico residents fight for change as drug overdoses continue to rise

Methamphetamine and fentanyl are driving the increase of deadly overdoses in New Mexico, contributing to 78% of overdose deaths last year. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Leaders in Albuquerque are calling for change when it comes to drugs and addiction. On Monday, community members participated in a forum focusing on the epidemic in New

Cannabis bust on Indigenous land highlights legal divide

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal raid on a small household marijuana garden on tribal land in northern New Mexico is sowing confusion and resentment about U.S. drug enforcement priorities on Native American lands, as more states roll out legal marketplaces for recreational pot.