New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham proposed legalization of recreational marijuana during her State of the State speech on Tuesday.
- The Democratic governor has for months called on lawmakers to legalize cannabis in the 2020 session after previous efforts fizzled.
- A legalization working group she established last year recommended a 17% tax rate and division of revenue among programs for economic development, health and safety, and law enforcement.
- “Three of every four New Mexicans wants to realize the awesome economic potential of this industry, and I agree with the overwhelming majority of our state,” said Lujan Grisham, according to her...