N.M. Stat. § 26-2C-12

Current through 2022, ch. 57, and 2022 SP3, ch. 3
Section 26-2C-12 - Local control
A. A local jurisdiction may:
(1) adopt time, place and manner rules that do not conflict with the Cannabis Regulation Act or the Dee Johnson Clean Indoor Air Act [Chapter 24, Article 16 NMSA 1978], including rules that reasonably limit density of licenses and operating times consistent with neighborhood uses; and
(2) allow for the smoking, vaporizing and ingesting of cannabis products within an indoor or outdoor cannabis consumption area if:
(a) unless licensed pursuant to the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act [Chapter 26, Article 2B NMSA 1978], access to the cannabis consumption area is restricted to persons twenty-one years of age and older; and
(b) the cannabis establishment or integrated cannabis microbusiness is located at a minimum distance from a school or daycare center as determined by the local jurisdiction, but which minimum distance shall not be set at any more than three hundred feet from a school or daycare center that was in existence at the time the establishment or microbusiness was licensed.
B. A local jurisdiction shall not:
(1) prevent transportation of cannabis products on public roads by a licensee that transports cannabis products in compliance with the Cannabis Regulation Act;
(2) completely prohibit the operation of a licensee;
(3) prohibit or limit signage attached to or located on licensed premises that identifies the premises as a cannabis establishment;
(4) require a licensed premises or a cannabis consumption area to be any more than three hundred feet from a school or daycare center that was in existence at the time the cannabis establishment or integrated cannabis microbusiness was licensed;
(5) require an existing licensee at a licensed premises to relocate; or
(6) prohibit a person from producing homegrown cannabis as provided for in the Cannabis Regulation Act.

NMS § 26-2C-12

Laws 2021 (1st S.S.), ch. 4, § 12.