US (NM): New Mexico limits MMJ providers

A New Mexico law went into effect Tuesday that limits the state's 35 medical cannabis providers to 1,750 mature plants.

The legislation, which replaces previous guidelines that allowed for 2,500 plants per provider, was adopted by state Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel, according to The Associated Press.

Ultra Health LLC, New Mexico's largest medical cannabis provider, has voiced its opposition to the cap, arguing that providers won't have enough supplies for the state's 76,000 medical cannabis patients.
But the number of patients enrolled in the program could change significantly based on the outcome of a recent lawsuit.


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