Rep.: Border pot policy should reflect NM program

Border patrol called on to reconsider medical pot policy

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A state legislator in New Mexico is calling on the U.S. Border Patrol to reconsider its policy of seizing medical marijuana at checkpoints in southern New Mexico.

Marijuana is still illegal under federal law, but according to the Albuquerque Journal, Rep. Bill McCamley wrote the border patrol saying federal policy should reflect the reality of New Mexico’s medical marijuana program. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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