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New Mexico Senate Passes Bill to Decriminalize Cannabis

New Mexico’s full Senate has passed Senate Bill 383, a proposal to decriminalize cannabis possession. The vote was 21 to 20. If approved into law, the proposed legislation would make the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis, and the possession of any drug paraphernalia, a penalty with a fine of $50 rather than …

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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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