Finances surrounding legalized and medicinal cannabis, The Line

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This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland dives into the finances surrounding legalized and medicinal cannabis with a financial market analyst, a tax expert, and an owner of a medical cannabis dispensary.

Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists discuss prospects for the Public Education Department now that Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has appointed a new cabinet secretary and leadership team. The Line also delves into the cannabis issue in light of Ultra Health’s lawsuit against the state, seeking a refund of gross-receipts taxes it says it shouldn’t have paid, as it provides medicinal marijuana. And, the opinion panel debates abortion and aid-in-dying bills that are making their way through the legislature.

Host: Gene Grant

Correspondent: Gwyneth Doland

Studio Guests:
Richard Anklam, executive director of the New Mexico Tax Research Institute  
Lee Munson, CIO of Portfolio Wealth Advisors
Rachael Speegle, CEO of the Verdes Foundation

Line Panelists:
Dede Feldman, former NM State Senator
Edmund E. Perea, attorney, public safety expert, and executive director of the Center for Law, Policy, & Public Safety, LLC
H. Diane Snyder, former NM state senator
Harry Van Buren, professor in the UNM Anderson School of Management

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