New Mexico

New Mexico has stopped issuing medical marijuana enrollment cards to people who live outside the state but will soon allow nonresident patients enrolled in other state programs to buy pot.

A proposal to legalize recreational marijuana through the New Mexico Legislature has been rejected by a Senate committee after an excoriating critique from the panel's Democratic chairman. 

A New Mexico jail is no longer allowing family and friends to speak to detainees on site and will offer only off-site phone or online video chats. 

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Congress has approved legislation that would extend federal programs aimed at preserving American Indian languages and expand eligibility to more tribes.

Records show New Mexico agricultural officials have approved fewer licenses for the use of cyanide bombs — a device deployed by ranchers to kill coyotes.