Aug. 27, 2015
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Power Plan Limbo

Opposition to PNM replacement proposal for sources of electricity remains high as decision looms

Local News The Public Service Company of New Mexico’s controversial power replacement plan is still undecided, and it doesn’t look like anything will be decided before April.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

New Medical Marijuana Rules Adopted

Plant count triples for producers; patients allowed 8 ounces every 90 days

Local News After months of contentious public debate, New Mexico Health Department Secretary Retta Ward has adopted three new sets of medical marijuana rules.

Friday, February 20, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

California Lab to Test New Mexico Pot

Regulators prepare to impose new rules

Local News Cannabis patients who have been demanding safe access and reliable dosages in New Mexico will soon be able to inhale and ingest with a little less trepidation.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Lab Lapse

Governor urged to open state laboratory for medical cannabis product tests

Local News The only private lab approved for testing medical cannabis-derived products in New Mexico has closed its doors, leaving producers no way to fully comply with standards put in place by the Department of Health l...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Pot Patients Object to Potency Caps

Independent hearing examiner recommends 70 percent limit

Local News Medical marijuana patients, producers and drug policy advocates continue to question why state health regulators want to limit the THC potency of cannabis-derived products.

Friday, February 13, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

War on Sentences

Rethinking prison terms for nonviolent drug offenders

Features Like other mischievous boys growing up in the mid-1960s, Ricardo Vázquez was a bit of a rebel.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Trade Groups Want Out of PNM Agreement

Plan for replacing power from coal remains under fire from public as PRC hearings continue

Local News Two energy organizations say they will no longer support the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s controversial power replacement plan.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Judge Orders Pot License

Santa Fe nonprofit allowed to update its application

Local News A state district court judge has ordered the New Mexico Department of Health to issue a medical cannabis license to a Santa Fe nonprofit business.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

‘Sol not Coal’

Renewable energy advocates rally against PNM’s plans

Local News By 9 am Monday morning the state fire marshal had blocked entry into the room where the Public Regulation Commission was meeting because it was full to capacity. Inside, the policymakers began to consider the P...

Monday, January 5, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Spelling Relief

Cannabis program overhaul still incomplete as patients and producers weigh in

Local News The New Mexico Department of Health is one step closer to imposing new medical cannabis program rules, but officials say there is still no official timeline for sending the final regulations to the state regist...

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Peter St. Cyr
 
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