Should NM Legalize Cannabis?

1230 Recreational Cannabis

January 25, 2019 – Will New Mexico become the 11th state to legalize marijuana? A majority of New Mexicans support the idea and so, potentially, does the new Democratic governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham. This week Gwyneth Doland sits down with state Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino, one of the sponsors of a bill that he hopes will finally become law.

Guest:
State Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque

 For Further Reading:
Legal Pot or Not? (a five-part series) Mike Gallagher, the Albuquerque Journal
Is Marijuana as Safe as We Think? Malcom Gladwell, The New Yorker
Verdes Foundation’s Rachael Speegle on building a cannabis company — and a legacy Candace Beeke, Albuquerque Business First
Drug Policy Alliance New Mexico
Why 2019 Could Be Marijuana’s Biggest Year Yet James Higdon, Politico

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