December 7th, 2021 at 12:35 pm
With iterations of marijuana-like edibles, dabs and vapes, we’re a long way from the groovy, mellow weed of the ’60s and ’70s. The pros and cons of cannabis culture in America can be debated from a number of different perspectives. For example, should dispensaries welcome children? If we are going to allow kids in liquor stores, should they be welcomed in a cannabis dispensary?
Parents could be in for a long and complicated process in order to make their voices heard due to a lack of overall regulations and other complications tied to the distinction between medical/recreational marijuana sales and state/local policies. New Mexico’s Cannabis Regulatory Advisory Committee may provide them with some support.
Liquor Leads the Way
The advisory committee has voted unanimously that the state review draft rules issued by the Cannabis Control Division. They specifically recommended the state consider incorporation of a rule mirroring the Liquor Control Act, which permits children with their parents in liquor stores, and that children be allowed in dispensaries with their parents or guardians.
The committee is responsible for advising on the draft rules from the state Cannabis Control Division. The draft currently limits access to