What has modified since New Mexico was legalized with marijuana?

“It makes it harder,” said McCarson. “There is no perfect case whether you have a field sobriety test or you don’t have a field sobriety test. We must rely on everything else that has been presented to us, any other signs and symptoms to testify or test, then we must rely on our other observations about that person to support our decision to arrest. “

An APD spokesman said fewer arrests in possession of cannabis wouldn’t really ease the burden on officials. The spokesman said officials are focusing more on the trafficking and use of dangerous drugs such as fentanyl and meth.

Recreational marijuana sales are slated to begin in April 2022.

Tommy Lopez spoke to some residents of the Art Walk in downtown Albuquerque about the stigma surrounding marijuana. Check out the video above to see what they had to say.

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