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New Mexico Senate Passes Legislation to Decriminalize Marijuana

Legislation to decriminalize the possession of up to a half ounce of marijuana, while reducing the penalties for larger amounts, has been passed by New Mexico’s full Senate. Senate Bill 258 was passed with a strong 33 to 9 vote, sending to the House of Representatives for consideration. If passed in the House it would …

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Proposal to Decriminalize Cannabis Filed in New Mexico

By Drug Policy Alliance Senate Bill 383 would reduce the penalty structure for possession of up to 4 ounces to a civil penalty with increasing fines while taking away the potential for jail time for any amount up to 8 ounces. SANTA FE, NM — New Mexico State Senator Joseph Cervantes (D-Dona Ana County) has introduced …

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Cannabis Decriminalization Initiatives Approved in Bernalillo County and Sante Fe County, New Mexico

Advisory initiatives asking voters if they support decriminalizing cannabis have been approved in Bernalillo County and Sante Fe County, New Mexico. The two countries represent over half of all voters in the state. In Bernalillo County, the initiative was approved 59% to 40%. In Sante Fe, support was even higher, with the proposal being approved …

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