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Profiting from New Cannabis Laws

A cannabis leaf rests on top of a $100 dollar bill.

June 18, 2021 – The Line opinion panelists talk about upcoming cannabis legalization and potential pitfalls. Conflicts of interest have started cropping up as members of New Mexico’s citizen legislature stand to profit from the cannabis industry.  Host: Gene Grant  The Line Opinion Panel: Dede Feldman, former state senator  Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican  TJ Trout, radio host, KKOB  For…

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Lawmakers Get Pandemic Assistance

Composite of the Santa Fe Roundhouse with $1 dollar bills behind it.

January 29, 2021 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel deal with the topic of New Mexico legislators who accepted pandemic aid for their small businesses. Does having a citizen legislature necessarily invite an ethics dilemma, where lawmakers are asked to vote on issues that benefit them financially?  This segment is part of our #YourNMGov project, in…

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