Pandemic Reopening, New Cannabis Law and Living on ‘Chile Street’ (Full Episode)
This week on New Mexico in Focus, The Line opinion panel assembles virtually to discuss the state’s full reopening, scheduled for July 1. The group also discusses New Mexico’s seemingly permanent place near the bottom of an annual child wellbeing survey. Finally, the panel considers another important date: June 29, when adult-use cannabis becomes legal. There’s a long way to go for New Mexico’s nascent industry and cities like Albuquerque are figuring out important zoning issues.
Growing Forward podcast hosts Megan Kamerick and Andy Lyman talk to Doña Ana County Sheriff Kim Stewart about how her deputies will deal with the new cannabis law.
Former Albuquerque Journal and Washington Post reporter Marie C. Baca has started a newsletter based on New Mexico’s social media scene, and Gwyneth Doland chats with her about the new venture.
Laura Paskus speaks with New Mexico Environment Secretary James Kenney about the development of new regulations for the oil and gas industry, as the governor focuses on combating climate change.
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