State Holds Medical Marijuana Public Hearing

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS CONTINUE THEIR DISCUSSION ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA REGULATIONS. DARRELL MODY HAS THE DETAILS…

DURING THE NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH’S LATEST PUBLIC HEARING…PROPOSED RULE CHANGES TO THE STATE’S MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM WERE DISCUSSED…ADDRESSING A VARIETY OF ISSUES INCLUDING PRODUCT PACKAGING FOR PATIENTS, RECIPROCITY FOR OUT OF STATE MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENTS AND ADDITIONAL TESTING. THERE WER ALSO DISCUSSIONS ON CREATING CANNABIS CONSUMPTION AREAS, PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN ADDITIVES TO PRODUCTS CONTAINED IN VAPING CARTRIDGES…SUCH AS VITAMIN E ACETATE…LINKED TO CASES VAPING RELATED ILLNESS REPORTED AROUND THE COUNTRY. THE DEPARTMENT WILL HOLD ANOTHER HEARING IN JANUARY…ALTHOUGH A DATE AN LOCATION HAVE NOT BEEN SET.