New Mexico 17th state to legalize cannabis

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(The Center Square) - Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed a law making recreational usage, sale and production of cannabis legal. New Mexico is now the 17th state in the union to legalize marijuana.

The law will take effect in June, and adults over the age of 21 will be allowed to possess cannabis for recreational use, Ben Lewinger, executive director for the New Mexico Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, told The Center Square. Lewinger said there will be possession limitations on flower concentrate and edibles.