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New Mexico’s legalization law goes into effect today!

Jun 29, 2021

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Back in April, New Mexico became the 18th state to legalize adult-use cannabis. Today, the new legalization law officially goes into effect.

Adults may now legally possess up to two ounces of cannabis and cultivate up to six mature plants. Cannabis sales will begin no later than April 2022. You can check out our full summary of the law here.

New Mexico was one of four states to legalize cannabis legislatively this year, with the total of adult-use legalization states now reaching 19.

Thank you to the lawmakers and advocates who worked tirelessly to end cannabis prohibition in the Land of Enchantment. It has truly been a historical year for cannabis policy reform!