New Mexico legalizes adult-use recreational marijuana

Effective June 29, 2021, New Mexico legalized marijuana under the Cannabis Regulation Act (CRA), with limited personal possession and cultivation officially becoming legal for adults 21 and older. New Mexicans can now lawfully possess up to two ounces of cannabis and 16 grams of concentrates and grow as many as six mature plants for personal use. The Act, however, doesn't "prevent or infringe upon the rights of an employer to adopt and implement a written zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of cannabis products." Employers can also still discipline or fire an employee under the influence of (or in possession of) marijuana during work hours or who has a positive marijuana test result indicating any amount of THC. The law doesn't restrict the rights afforded to medical marijuana users under state law. Read More...