Legislation to Legalize Cannabis Filed in New Mexico

New Mexico signNew Mexico State Representative Bill McCamley (D-Las Cruces) has prefiled a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would legalize recreational cannabis for those 21 and older.

Under the proposed law (House Bill 75), which is modeled after Colorado’s Amendment 64, those 21 and older would be allowed to possess up to an ounce of cannabis, and cultivate a small amount for personal use. Cannabis retail outlets and cultivation centers would also be legalized.

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