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Pot dispensary to remain open despite State Fair violation

 

April 12, 2017



SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has issued a ruling that prohibits the New Mexico Health Department from imposing a penalty against a medical marijuana dispensary for displaying a marijuana plant at last summer's State Fair.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/2ppJ1s7) Judge David Thomson ruled Monday that requiring New Mexico Top Organics-Ultra Health to close for five days was an excessive punishment not supported by law. He did uphold a $100 fine for the dispensary.

The nonprofit marijuana producer had filed a petition saying the closure would've resulted in a loss of $150,00...



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