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The Line: Cannabis Legalization Task Force Meets

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August 23, 2019 – Gene Grant and The Line panelists talk about the push in New Mexico to legalize recreational cannabis, and how such legalization might affect patients who rely on medical cannabis.

Line Panelists:
Adrian Carver, executive director, Equality New Mexico
Dede Feldman, former state senator
Dan Foley, former state representative
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator

For Further Reading:

Cannabis legalization task force aims for compromiseNM Political Report

Cannabis working group chair vows to be inclusive, transparentNM Political Report

Lessons from Legalization: As New Mexico closes in on transition to legal cannabis, patient experiences in other states offer guidanceSanta Fe Reporter

 

The Line: Medical and Recreational Cannabis in New Mexico

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July 19, 2019 – Marijuana is being considered on two fronts, with the public currently weighing in on proposed changes to the medical cannabis program, while Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has assigned a task force to explore a path to legalizing recreational marijuana. Gene Grant and the Line look at issue.

Line Panelists:
Michael Bird, public health consultant
Jeffrey Candelaria, Konnection Now & host on KKOB
Inez Russell Gomez, Santa Fe New Mexican
Mary T. Torres, attorney

For Further Reading:

Soundoff On Cannabis RulesSanta Fe Reporter

How Colorado’s marijuana legalization strengthened the drug’s black marketPBS NewsHour

Medical Cannabis Costs Rise, Patient Pools Shrink With Full Legalization in California and Other StatesCannabis News Journal