New Mexico cannabis enterprise stakeholders and others will present enter through a brand new committee for a leisure marijuana legalization measure set for introduction within the state’s Legislature in 2020.
The panel, which can make legislative suggestions to the governor, comes after a bipartisan legalization invoice stalled with no vote within the state Senate in March.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat who created the committee, signaled her intention to revive legalization laws subsequent yr.
“This group will guarantee we start the following session with a reputable, equitable and cohesive legalization proposal,” Grisham mentioned of the brand new committee in a press release.
In line with the Albuquerque Journal, the Hashish Legalization Working Group will embody at least 19 state lawmakers, cupboard secretaries, regulation enforcement officers and medical marijuana executives
The panel will work via the summer season and fall. Its mission, amongst different issues, is to establish greatest practices from different states and jurisdictions which have legalized adult-use cannabis gross sales.