Below is a statement from New Mexico State Director Emily Kaltenbach for the Drug Policy Alliance, in response to the cannabis legalization legislation (NM SB115) introduced Friday:
“Having worked towards cannabis legalization in New Mexico for the better part of the last decade, we are excited by the possibility for New Mexico to become the 12th state in the country to legalize and regulate cannabis.
“Sen. Ortiz y Pino and Rep. Martinez’s legislation puts local communities and New Mexican families first. Many of the bill provisions reflect DPA’s priorities, including creating