Tag: Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino

Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed in New Mexico Legislature

A constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana has been pre-filed in the New Mexico Senate. The legislation, filed by Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino, would amend the New Mexico constitution by adding a new section that reads: “Possession and personal use of marijuana shall be lawful by persons twenty-one years of age or older only if …

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Legislation to Legalize Cannabis in New Mexico Announced

A new proposal to legalize recreational cannabis will be filed in the New Mexico Legislature this month, with Senator Gerald Ortiz y Pino as the primary sponsor. The measure will be a constitutional amendment, and will be modeled after Colorado’s Amendment 64. Given that the proposal is being filed as a constitutional amendment, its approval …

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