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State warns medical pot dispensaries on cannabidiol sales


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials are warning medical marijuana dispensaries against selling cannabidiol produced outside of New Mexico or from plants grown outside the state.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Medical Cannabis Program director Kenny Vigil wrote to dispensaries June 7 that the practice is "in violation of the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act and must cease."

The act forbids businesses licensed in New Mexico from bringing cannabis or cannabis-derived products into New Mexico. The New Mexico Department of Health says cannabidiol, or CBD, falls into that category...

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