420 with CNW – New Mexico Governor Regrets Missed Opportunity to Legalize Cannabis Before COVID-19 Pandemic

April 30, 2020 04:20:50

One of the best arguments for legalizing cannabis has been the tax revenue states stand to earn. Aside from providing employment opportunities, a legal cannabis market can generate millions in tax revenue. And at a time like this when most businesses are shut down while the cannabis industry still soldiers on, that revenue would have been a lifesaver.

The governor of New Mexico recently said that she regretted the fact that the state hadn’t yet legalized recreational marijuana. In a press conference last week, Governor Michelle Lynn Lujan was asked how she planned to address the financial uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak, and she said that although steps were being taken to handle it, she regretted losing…


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