CCD Announcements

Latest News & Announcements

New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department revokes licenses at two Torrance County cannabis farms

January 2, 2024

SANTA FE – The Cannabis Control Division (CCD) of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department announced today it has revoked the licenses of two cannabis producers for exceeding plant count limits, not utilizing the state’s mandatory track and trace system and unsafe conditions, among other violations.

NMRLD Revokes License of Albuquerque Cannabis Business, Golden Roots

October 26, 2023

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department announced today it has revoked the license of Golden Roots (DBA The Cannabis Revolution Dispensary), a vertically integrated cannabis business in Albuquerque, for moving illegally obtained cannabis through BioTrack, improperly transporting cannabis, and nine other violations.

NMRLD Welcomes New Cannabis Control Division Director

August 21, 2023

SANTA FE – The state’s Cannabis Control Division announced Todd Stevens as the new director of the Cannabis Control Division. Stevens has years of experience working in Colorado’s regulated cannabis industry.

Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Sawmill Sweet Leaf LLC for Violations of Cannabis Regulations

August 15, 2023

SANTA FE – Today, Judge Elaine P. Lujan of the Second Judicial District Court in Bernalillo County issued a preliminary injunction against Sawmill Sweet Leaf LLC, located at 1501 Mountain Dr. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104. After hearing arguments presented by Division Counsel, Robert Sachs, the court found that the business posed a clear and immediate threat to public health and safety and therefore must cease and desist all cannabis activity immediately.

NMRLD Files Petition for Preliminary Injunction to Immediately Cease Operations of ABQ Cannabis Business

August 1, 2023

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department announced today that it has filed a Petition for Preliminary Injunction and is seeking an order from the Second Judicial District Court to require Sawmill Sweet Leaf, LLC to immediately cease and desist all cannabis-related activities at the company’s sole business location, 1501 Mountain Drive NW, Albuquerque, NM  87104.

New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department Revokes License of Albuquerque Cannabis Dispensary

July 13, 2023

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department announced today that Paradise Distro, LLC, a cannabis retailer in Albuquerque, has had its license revoked for selling out-of-state cannabis products.

New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department’s Cannabis Control Division Launches “Yes & Know” Responsible Use Cannabis Campaign 

June 7, 2023

SANTA FE—New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department’s Cannabis Control Division Launches “Yes & Know” Responsible Use Cannabis Campaign

New Mexico Cannabis Industry Marks One Year, more than $300 million in Adult-use Sales

April 3, 2023

SANTA FE—Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham today announced that the state saw $300 million in adult-use cannabis sales in its first year, which began in April 2022.

Cannabis Control Division introduces NM MICRO BIZ logo to support small businesses

March 15, 2023

SANTA FE—The Cannabis Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department announces a new logo to help consumers identify and purchase products sourced from small New Mexico businesses.

Cannabis sales remain steady with over $39 million in September

October 7, 2022

SANTA FE—The Cannabis Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department on Friday announced that during the month of September, licensed retailers around the state sold over $39 million in adult-use and medical cannabis combined.

Cannabis sales over $40 million in August

September 7, 2022SANTA FE—The Cannabis Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department on Wednesday announced that during the month of August, licensed retailers around the state sold over $40 million in adult-use and medical cannabis combined.

New Mexico cannabis sales hit record high in July

August 4, 2022

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the Cannabis Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department on Thursday announced that July cannabis sales set a new record for monthly total sales…

Cannabis sales near $38 million in June

 July 5, 2022

The Cannabis Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department on Tuesday announced that during the month of…..

Cannabis sales near $39 million in May

 June 2, 2022

The Cannabis Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department on Thursday announced that during…

April cannabis sales nearly $40 million

May 3, 2022

The Cannabis Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department on Tuesday announced that…

Fraud Alert

In January 2021, the Cannabis Control Division (CCD) of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department has been notified of an attempted…

Cannabis Sales spike on 420

April 21, 2022

The Cannabis Control Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department on Thursday announced that the state saw double…

NM launches recreational cannabis sales

April 1, 2022

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham celebrated the launch of New Mexico’s adult-use recreational cannabis industry on Friday…

Press Office


For Media Inquiries:

Bernice Geiger, Public Information Officer
New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department     

505-228-8505
Bernice.Geiger@rld.nm.gov

$
Public Information Records Request
Skip to content