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June 25, 2021 –The Line opinion panelists consider another important date: June 29, when adult-use cannabis becomes legal. There’s a long way to go for New Mexico’s nascent industry and cities like Albuquerque are figuring out important zoning issues. The Line also looks at economic impacts and protections for small and micro businesses as they compete against the larger players in the industry. 

Host: Gene Grant 

The Line Opinion Panel: 
Serge Martinez, UNM Law School  
Edmund Perea, attorney and public safety consultant  
Giovanna Rossi, Collective Action Strategies 

For More Information: 

ABQ city council rejects most of mayor’s cannabis zoning proposals – NM Political Report 

Cannabis shops cleared for Central – Albuquerque Journal   

Albuquerque cannabis rules: City sets regulations – KRQE