Tag Archives: New Mexico

Shark Tank Marijuana Show

The Smoking Hot Marijuana Show advocates for Cannabis Legalization in New Mexico

The Smoking Hot Marijuana Show advocates for Cannabis Legalization in New Mexico

TAOS, N.M., Oct. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Season three of The Marijuana Show series will be filmed in Taos culminating in two events open to the public on November 4 and 5th, 2017.

New Mexico Medical Pot Program Making Changes to Keep Up With Growth

New Mexico Medical Pot Program Making Changes to Keep Up With Growth

New Mexico’s booming medical pot program is undergoing changes that are intended to help alleviate growing pains, a state Department of Health official told lawmakers this week.

Fearful of Losing Grant Money, Albuquerque Denies Medical Marijuana Bus Ads

Fearful of Losing Funding, Albuquerque Denies Medical Marijuana Bus Ads

The city of Albuquerque has denied a New Mexico medical marijuana provider the chance to advertise their business on city buses. Citing federal funding concerns, Ultra Health, the state’s top medical marijuana company, will have to forego plans to promote its business via the ABQ Ride Buses.

Medical Cannabis Program single month ABQ Ride Buses ultra health eighth location Ultra Health New Mexico Patient plants

Ultra Health Opens Eighth Location, Now in Six N.M. Counties

ALAMOGORDO,N.M., Aug. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ultra Health, New Mexico’s #1 medical cannabis company, will officially open its eighth location in Alamogordo, N.M., on Tuesday, August 29. The eighth location will also make Ultra Health the nation’s largest vertically integrated, seed-to-sale medical cannabis network in the country.

Medical Cannabis Program single month ABQ Ride Buses ultra health eighth location Ultra Health New Mexico Patient plants

New Mexico Medical Cannabis Providers Pay $2.93 Million for 14,550 Plants

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The 35 Licensed Non-Profit Producers (LNPPs) licensed a total of 14,550 plants through July 31, 2018, an increase of 750 plants or 5 percent since August 1, 2016, while the program’s enrollment is expected to grow by more than 42,000 patients or 150 percent for the same period.

Medical Cannabis Program single month ABQ Ride Buses ultra health eighth location Ultra Health New Mexico Patient plants

Ultra Health Files Freedom of Speech Lawsuit

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — New Mexico Top Organics-Ultra Health filed a complaint against three EXPO New Mexico officials for unconstitutional attempts to limit the company’s rights to display a cannabis educational and informative booth at the New Mexico State Fair in 2017.

Medical Cannabis Program single month ABQ Ride Buses ultra health eighth location Ultra Health New Mexico Patient plants

New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program Surpasses 40,000 Patients

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Medical Cannabis Program’s patient enrollment reached 40,432 patients as of April 30, 2017, an increase of more than 5,500 patients since March according to the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH).

New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program Sees Record Sales Day

SANTA FE, N.M., April 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Based upon historical data, estimates show total single-day revenue for New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program reached $800,000 on April 20, 2017, three times the revenue over the same period last year. More than 12,400 patients purchased 124 pounds of cannabis each spending an average of $65.

Marijuana Arrest Disparities Buffalo Gallup Poll Atlanta City Council Reform Conference Manhattan Drug Policy Alliance Reform Cory Booker

Decision Pending on Adding Opioid Use Disorder for Medical Marijuana in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M., April 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On Friday, April 7, New Mexico could become the first state in the nation to specifically list opioid use disorder as medical condition that qualifies for access to the state medical marijuana program.

Marijuana Arrest Disparities Buffalo Gallup Poll Atlanta City Council Reform Conference Manhattan Drug Policy Alliance Reform Cory Booker

Bill that Would Add Opioid Use Disorder to List of Conditions that Qualify for Medical Marijuana in New Mexico Heads to Governor’s Desk

SANTA FE, N.M., March 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Late Friday night, the New Mexico State Senate approved a bill that would make changes to New Mexico’s medical marijuana law.

New Mexico Bill Would Allow Veterans to Purchase Medical Marijuana

New Mexico Bill Would Allow Veterans to Purchase Medical Marijuana

On Feb. 8, 2017, the New Mexico Senate Judiciary Committee voted to endorse Senate Bill 8, a bill that would, among many other changes, allow United States military veterans residing in New Mexico to use medical marijuana, regardless of diagnosis.

New Mexico Legislators Push Pot Legalization as a Boost to State's Coffers

New Mexico Legislators Push Pot Legalization as a Boost to State’s Coffers

Two New Mexico state legislators are touting marijuana legalization as a way to bring more revenue into the state’s coffers. Rep. Bill McCamley, a Democrat from Mesilla Park, NM, has sponsored a bill in the New Mexico House of Representatives that would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults. Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino, a Democrat from Albuquerque, has sponsored an identical bill in the Senate.

Experts in New Mexico Support MMJ as Tool to Tackle Opioid Crisis

Experts in New Mexico Support MMJ as Tool to Tackle Opioid Crisis

On Nov. 4, 2016, the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board to the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program voted in favor of adding “opiate use disorder” to the state’s list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana as a treatment option.

University of New Mexico Launches Medical Cannabis Research Fund

University of New Mexico Launches Medical Cannabis Research Fund

On Sept. 28, 2016, the University of Mexico announced the Medical Cannabis Research Fund. Associate Professor Jacob Vigil in the Department of Psychology created the MCRF to aid medical cannabis research in social and biomedical sciences.

president

Marijuana Policy Project Endorses Gary Johnson for President

The Marijuana Policy Project has endorsed Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson for president. “We don’t take a position—and we therefore don’t take into account a candidate’s position—on other issues, such as abortion, guns, gay rights, Iraq, taxes, or Social Security,” Rob Kampia, Executive Director of the Marijuana Policy Project, said.

New Mexico

Bureaucratic Delays Keep Patients From Medical Pot in New Mexico

In New Mexico, the Department of Health is taking longer than legally allowed to approve applications for medical marijuana cards. While the law requires the state’s work on applications to be completed within 30 days, the Department of Health currently is taking more than 60 days, according to the Drug Policy Alliance.

Paiute Tribe

Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Breaks Ground on New Dispensary

On Feb. 29, 2016, the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe broke ground on a new medical marijuana dispensary near downtown Vegas, with additional plans to open a cultivation facility on the tribe’s Snow Mountain Reservation.

New Mexico

New Mexico Names Licensed Nonprofit Medical Cannabis Producers

On Feb. 29, 2016, the New Mexico Department of Health published the state’s list of Licensed Nonprofit Producers, with the list having last been updated on Jan. 29. In its list, the DOH provides the names, addresses and contact information for the 23 independent LNPPs.

Marijuana Arrest Disparities Buffalo Gallup Poll Atlanta City Council Reform Conference Manhattan Drug Policy Alliance Reform Cory Booker

Thursday Press Conference: Polling Data Suggests New Mexican’s Support for Taxing and Regulating Marijuana Like Alcohol Reaches New High; New Poll Shows Solid Majority in Support

SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — New polling data about New Mexican’s attitudes towards changes in marijuana policy will be released tomorrow during a press event at the State Capitol.

BioTrackTHC University Global Contract

New Mexico Department of Health Awards Medical Cannabis Software Government Contract to BioTrackTHC

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The New Mexico Department of Health’s Medical Cannabis Program has awarded BioTrackTHC™, a division of Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc., a contract for the provision and deployment of an integrated patient and provider tracking software application.

New Mexico

New Mexico Proposes New Marijuana Policy

New Mexico’s Department of Health would like to charge an annual $50 for patients to renew their registry ID cards. However, the proposal to triple annual licensing fees to a maximum of $90,000 for each producer seems high, even though the new regulations would allow each producer to have 300 seedlings in addition to 150 mature plants.


Top