Cannabis Control Division Faces Lawsuit Over Unlawful Product Recall on 4-Year Anniversary of Legal Marijuana Sales in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Cannabis Control Division in New Mexico is facing a new lawsuit as the state marks four years of legal recreational marijuana sales. Instead of celebration, a local cannabis manufacturer has taken legal action against the division over a recent product recall. The manufacturer claims that the recall was “unlawful” and that the state did not follow its own rules in issuing the recall. According to Jacob Candelaria, attorney for Pharmers LLC, the recalled products were manufactured by his clients in the fall of 2022 and passed all required tests mandated by … Read more

Human Rights Advocates Speak Out Against Tragic Massacre of Migrants in Sonora, Mexico

HERMOSILLO, Mexico – A New York-based lawyer group is strongly condemning the tragic killing of a group of migrants in the Mexican state of Sonora. The incident, which occurred on Monday, has sparked outrage and raised concerns about the safety and security of migrants traveling through Mexico. The group of migrants, mainly comprised of women and young children, was traveling in a caravan from Central America to seek asylum in the United States. They were reportedly ambushed by gunmen near the town of Bavispe, resulting in the deaths of at least nine people, including six … Read more

Texas Advocacy Group Targets New Mexico with Controversial Mail Ban, Restricting Access to Abortion

Abortion restrictions are gaining traction across the United States, with Texas at the forefront. However, the impact of these measures extends beyond state lines. New Mexico, known as a more liberal state when it comes to reproductive rights, has also become a target. Proponents of abortion bans are employing new tactics to limit access, prompting a legal battle that could have far-reaching consequences. In an effort to hinder abortion provision, anti-abortion activists in New Mexico have passed ordinances that effectively ban the practice. These ordinances prohibit clinics from receiving abortion-inducing drugs or any related paraphernalia. … Read more

New Mexico Legislature Approves Changes to Cannabis Laws to Crack Down on Illicit Activity and Improve Industry Standards

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — With the legislative session coming to a close on Thursday, both the House and Senate in New Mexico are fully engaged in their last few days of work. The state lawmakers have been busy making significant decisions, including approving a comprehensive set of changes to the cannabis laws. The cannabis bill, which aims to address gaps in the existing regulations and crack down on illicit marijuana coming from outside the state, is the result of collaborations with industry leaders who have provided valuable feedback. Representative Andrea Romero acknowledges the lessons … Read more