The Senate approves the House initiative; the governor is preparing to sign
Santa Fe, New Mexico On Wednesday night, the New Mexico State Legislature approved the legalization of marijuana.
Both the Senate and the House of Representatives passed the controversial bill in a short and intense special session. The bill was sent to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, who agreed to sign the bill and added New Mexico is on the way to a new industry that can provide billions of dollars. Opponents warn that this is millions of dollars in annual income, and opponents warn that unknown traps may hit the state in the coming years.
The Senate voted unanimously with a majority of 22-15 on Wednesday night and passed House Bill 2, which would legalize marijuana for adults 21 years of age and older. The bill was then returned to the House of Representatives for a quick agreement vote. In the recently completed 60-day meeting, legislation that confuses the legislature caused Lujan Grisham to first convene a special meeting and finally put it to a vote. the end.
The governor said in a statement: “This is a major victory for New Mexico.” “In this new economy, workers will benefit from opportunities to develop their careers. Entrepreneurs will benefit from opportunities to create new and profitable businesses. Benefits. State and local governments will benefit from the additional revenue. Consumers will benefit from the standardization and regulations attached to the real industry. Those who have been harmed by the country’s failed drug war , Will benefit from our country’s new smart, just and fair approach to past low-level convictions.”