A total of 23 New Mexico laws go into effect Friday, July 1. Most were passed in this year’s legislative session, though some were signed into law in 2020 and 2021. About 20% of the now-effective laws directly impact schools and those who work for and attend them.
Amid a packed legislative session with a record surplus of state revenue and plans to tackle climate change and improve education and public safety, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has officially called on the state legislature to make some changes to current cannabis laws. KUNM's Morning Edition host Bryce Dix talked with New Mexico Political Report's Andy Lyman to add some context on how lawmakers might alter the Cannabis Regulation Act.