N.M. Code R. § 16.8.1.8

Current through Register Vol. 33, No. 12, June 21, 2022
Section 16.8.1.8 - SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC EQUITY
A.Division mandate: Pursuant to the Cannabis Regulation Act, Paragraphs (7) and (8) of Subsection B of Section 26-2C-3 NMSA 1978, the division must adopt procedures to promote and encourage full participation in the cannabis industry of representatives of communities that have disproportionately been harmed by rates of arrest through the enforcement of cannabis prohibitions and encourage racial, ethnic, gender, geographic diversity, and New Mexico residency among license applicants, licensees and cannabis industry employees. Policies must also encourage representatives from rural communities that are likely to be impacted by cannabis production, including agricultural producers from economically disadvantaged communities.
B.Division goal: To accomplish these mandates, the division establishes a goal that at least fifty percent of applicants for licensure, licensees, and cannabis industry employees will represent these groups.

N.M. Code R. § 16.8.1.8

Adopted by New Mexico Register, Volume XXXII, Issue 16, August 24, 2021, eff. 8/24/2021, Amended by New Mexico Register, Volume XXXIII, Issue 06, March 22, 2022, eff. 3/22/2022