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New Mexico's limit on medical marijuana plants set to end


February 27, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's limit on the number of plants medical marijuana producers can grow as part of their licensed operations will expire Friday.

A district judge recently denied the state Department of Health's request to extend the 450-plant limit while it updates its rules.

A judge struck down the per-producer limit in November, giving the department 120 days to study the issue and establish a new plant count that compiles with legislative mandates.

The judge ruled the limit was arbitrary and not based on reliable data.

The ruling stemmed from a lawsuit that claimed the...

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