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Assessing Recreational Cannabis Legalization

4.8.2022 – Our Line Opinion Panelists assess the success of New Mexico’s first week of legal recreational cannabis sales. They discuss where the millions of dollars in estimated tax revenue will go at the end of the year, and some of the concerns from smaller “micro-producers” that are struggling to compete with larger operations.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM Law School
Sophie Martin, attorney
Justine Fox-Young, former state representative

For More Information:

New Mexico Launches Cannabis Sales Within Texans’ Reach – Associated Press

Medical Cannabis Program Still Boasts Incentives, Providers Say – Albuquerque Journal

NM Officials Look to Curb Risk of Stoned Drivers – Albuquerque Journal