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  1. Ron Strider

    Mexico To Sell Space Cakes, Cannabis Drinks And Marijuana Lipsticks

    Mexico is set to legalize the sale of marijuana-based products early next year, despite the country's struggles with the illicit drug trade. On Wednesday, Mexico's health regulator announced plans to permit the sale of cannabis-based foods, drinks, medicines and cosmetics in the market...
  2. Ron Strider

    Mexico To Legalize Marijuana-Based Product Sales Next Year

    Mexico will legalize sales of marijuana-based medicines, foods, drinks, cosmetics and other products early next year, its health regulator said on Wednesday, bringing some forms of cannabis into legal commerce even as the country struggles with the illicit drug trade. Mexico legalized the...
  3. Ron Strider

    Legal Pot In Mexico: Everything You Need To Know

    On June 19th, 2017, Mexico legalized medical marijuana, or more specifically, "pharmacological derivatives of cannabis" to be regulated and studied by the Ministry of Health. But, for now, Mexico's medical cannabis market will look much different than say, California's, which sells everything...
  4. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Oil Proves Itself In Mexico

    Several creams and oils made using cannabidiol (CBD) are being publicized at the America Expoweed 2017 cannabis fair in Mexico City, at the same time that the Mexican government — for the first time — is providing treatment using cannabis-based products to 11 patients with serious illnesses such...
  5. Ron Strider

    NM: Medical Cannabis Program Sees Record Patient Growth

    The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program's patient enrollment has seen its fastest growth yet, climbing by 15,357 patients or 53 percent in the first six months alone of 2017. The 44,403 current program enrollment is on track to increase by an annualized rate of 103 percent, to nearly 60,000...
  6. Ron Strider

    Number Of Cannabis Patients Grows To More Than 44,000 In New Mexico

    It's a growing industry in the state. The medical cannabis program has been in place for years but recently the number of cannabis patients in New Mexico has surged. This weekend, an expo is bringing together all aspects of the industry. "New Mexico is really expanding," Gina Lucero said...
  7. Ron Strider

    Company Inaugurates Office In Monterrey Mexico As Demand Grows

    Medical Marijuana, Inc. today announced that its subsidiary HempMeds® Mexico inaugurated its first office in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, as demand continues to grow for the Company's zero-Tetrahidrocannabidiol (THC) Real Scientific Hemp Oil-Xâ„¢ (RSHO-Xâ„¢) across the Country. The Company...
  8. Ron Strider

    Mexico Joins Canada In Making Cannabis Legal, Leaving US Behind In Marijuana Policy

    Just like that, Mexico joined Canada this month in making medical marijuana legal nationwide. And the Canadian Parliament is considering making adult-use marijuana legal across the nation by mid-2018. All of this could potentially put legal marijuana businesses in the United States far behind...
  9. Ron Strider

    The Murder Of Mexican Journalists Points To U.S. Role In Fueling Drug War Violence

    One month ago, the award-winning journalist Javier Valdez was pulled from his car and killed in broad daylight near his office in Culiacán, in Sinaloa state in Mexico. Valdez is the sixth journalist to be assassinated in Mexico this year, and his killing has sparked outcry and sent new...
  10. Ron Strider

    NM: State Fair Bars Marijuana Imagery At Booth; Producer Files Lawsuit

    It's a sticky situation pitting cannabis against the Constitution. A metro medical marijuana producer wanted to bring cannabis cultivation equipment to 2017's New Mexico State Fair, but organizers told them they couldn't. Ultra Health is a massive medical marijuana producer and provider. The...
  11. Ron Strider

    Big News For Marijuana Stocks: Mexico Is On The Verge Of Legalizing Medical Cannabis

    The marijuana industry and marijuana stocks have had practically unstoppable momentum over the past couple of years. Last year in the U.S., five states wound up legalizing medical cannabis, bringing the total number of states to have legalized medical pot over the past two decades to 28...
  12. Ron Strider

    NM: A Las Cruces 4/20 Festival...But Legal Weed? Not Just Yet

    Proposals to legalize recreational marijuana came before the New Mexico legislature this year. Once again, the measures failed. But that didn't stop New Mexicans from marking 4/20, the international day to celebrate and advocate for the cannabis culture. Vendors laid out their pipes and...
  13. K

    Which States Will Consider Cannabis This Year? New Mexico May Decriminalize Weed

    People caught with small amounts of marijuana in New Mexico could get off the hook with just a fine if a new bill makes it past the state's House. The Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow offenders to pay a mere $50 instead of spending time behind bars for possession of marijuana...
  14. K

    Medical Marijuana Reforms Clear New Mexico Senate

    Santa Fe - Revisions to New Mexico's medical marijuana program are advancing in the New Mexico Legislature that would make room for larger crops to satisfy demand and broaden the use of cannabis as a treatment for dependence on other drugs. The New Mexico state Senate approved revisions...
  15. K

    Economist - NM Legal Cannabis Customers Would Number 250,000

    Santa Fe - New Mexico would have about 250,000 potential customers of cannabis should the state legalize adult recreational use of cannabis, an economist told the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee on Wednesday. And those consumers would purchase roughly $412 million worth of the...
  16. K

    US Path On Legal Marijuana Forces Rethink In Mexico

    Mexico City — As legal marijuana use spreads rapidly across the U.S., Mexican legislators are taking small steps to decriminalize pot in a country where the war on drugs has killed more than 100,000 people over the past decade. The rising disparity in drug legislation is stoking a debate in...
  17. K

    Mexico Begins Importing Medical Marijuana As Views On Therapeutic Cannabis Evolve

    While both the United States and Mexico continue to suffer in their own ways from the war on drugs – one from skyrocketing overdose rates and the other from ruthless, omnipresent cartels – the neighbors are now linked by the unlikely exporting of cannabis-related products from Southern...
  18. K

    Mexico President Following California Marijuana Vote - State Lawmaker

    Mexico City - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has proposed liberalizing his country's drug laws, privately raised with California lawmakers visiting Mexico a state measure to legalize recreational marijuana, a state legislator said on Thursday. A delegation of California Democratic...
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    NM: Chamber Of Commerce Posts About Marijuana Issues

    Silver City - The Grant County Chamber of Commerce recently published a post about the use of marijuana that pertains to Silver City and New Mexico. According to the post, the chamber stated it placed the article because marijuana legalization will more than likely, once again, be heard...
  20. K

    Marijuana Producer Challenges New Mexico Limits On Plants

    Santa Fe, N.M. - The New Mexico Department of Health is being sued by a medical marijuana producer and a mother who uses oil derived from cannabis to control her infant daughter's seizures. The lawsuit filed this week challenges the state's limit on the number of plants a licensed producer...