Regulations

State seeks input on Gold King Mine settlement spending

4 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, 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?

4 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, 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,” or

Human rights panel to hear Navajo uranium contamination case

2 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, 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

3 ViewsMenthol-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 menthol,

WATCH NOW: Timeline of Recreational Marijuana in New Mexico

4 ViewsThe timeline will be updated as more information is released. NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – In 2021 Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has opened the state to a brand new industry: legalized cannabis. Join KRQE Digital Anchor Chris McKee and Data Reporter Curtis Segarra for a live conversation about the state’s new marijuana industry at 11 a.m. on KRQE.com.