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Cannabis Legislation Passes Legislature despite Bipartisan Opposition


Senate Republicans Respond

SANTA FE – Despite bipartisan opposition in the Senate and House of Representatives, legislation to legalize cannabis in New Mexico cleared the Legislature Wednesday evening. Senate Republicans and Democrats raised serious concerns about the 179-page cannabis bill crafted behind closed doors with the Governor. Nevertheless, House Bill 2 ultimately prevailed on a 22-15 vote with all Republicans voting against the measure.


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