Senate Substitute Bill for SB 523, the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act, Passed House by 36-31 Margin
New Mexico Poised to Become 12th State to Endorse Use of Medical Cannabis
The New Mexico House of Representatives passed the Senate substitute bill for SB 523, the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act by a 36-31 margin today. The bill would allow qualified patients suffering from certain illnesses, such as cancer, HIV/AIDS and epilepsy, to use medical cannabis for relief of their symptoms.
During debate, the bill was amended, requiring it to go back to the Senate, where it is expected to be approved.