Search Results: New Mexico

Congressman Moves to Protect State-Legal Cannabis Businesses Amid Border Patrol Controversy in New Mexico

By Phil Greenwood / June 18, 2024 /

Rep. Gabe Vasquez (D-NM) has introduced an amendment to a large-scale spending bill that would prevent U.S. border patrol agents from using federal funds to seize marijuana from state-licensed businesses.…

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Cannabis Farmers in New Mexico Face Challenges in Transporting Product

By Mary Marty / May 13, 2024 /

Some cannabis farmers in New Mexico are facing significant hurdles in transporting their product to northern parts of the state, encountering seizures by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at…

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Cannabis Conflict: Federal Crackdown Shocks New Mexico’s Cannabis Growers

By Gene Mcklnley / May 2, 2024 /

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has been seizing cannabis in the southern part of the state, sparking tensions with Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. Crackdown on Legal Cannabis Drug cartels…

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Legal Quandary: Federal-State Dilemma Evident in New Mexico Cannabis Seizures

By Becci Marti / April 23, 2024 /

Federal Enforcement Actions Pose Challenges to New Mexico’s State-Legalized Cannabis Industry The clash between federal enforcement and state legalization. New Mexico’s Legalized Cannabis Clashes with Federal Actions Disruption in the…

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Understanding the Confusion: Regulated Cannabis Seizures in New Mexico

By Jules Puffings / April 22, 2024 /

A Troubling Trend A New Mexico congressman is pressing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to account for what regulated marijuana operators claim is a concerning series of seizures of…

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Impact of Federal Seizures on New Mexico’s Cannabis Businesses

By Mary Marty / April 11, 2024 /

In recent weeks, a troubling trend has emerged along the border checkpoints of New Mexico: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents are reportedly seizing regulated cannabis products, a move…

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New Mexico Achieves Record-Breaking Cannabis Sales of $52 Million in March

By Mary Marty / April 5, 2024 /

In March, New Mexico broke its own sales record, selling over $52 million worth of recreational and medical cannabis products. New Mexico’s cannabis market witnessed a historic milestone in March…

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New Mexico Smokes the Competition: Legal Weed Sales Blaze Past $1 Billion Milestone

By Mary Marty / March 19, 2024 /

Legal Weed Sales in New Mexico Soar Past $1 Billion: A Milestone for Cannabis Legalization In a monumental stride for cannabis legalization, New Mexico’s burgeoning legal marijuana market has surged…

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Decline in Cannabis Seizures at U.S.–Mexico Border Mirrors State Legalization Trends: Federal Data

By Gene Mcklnley / May 8, 2024 /

As the movement for marijuana legalization gains momentum across the United States, data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reveals a continued decrease in cannabis seizures at the southern…

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House Committee Blocks Cannabis Amendments in Spending Bills

By Phil Greenwood / June 26, 2024 /

WASHINGTON D.C. – A powerful House committee has rejected multiple marijuana-related amendments to a series of spending bills, including proposals to ban certain federal agencies from testing job applicants for…

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