New Mexico revokes license of a cannabis dispensary
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A medical cannabis producer with dispensaries in Las Cruces and Albuquerque becomes the first in New Mexico to have its license revoked.
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports State Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher last week revoked the license of Mother Earth Herbs, effective March 31.
Gallagher also permanently banned the company’s president and executive director, Vivian Moore, from working in any capacity for any medical cannabis licensee.
Mother Earth Herbs and Moore were accused of submitting falsified audits to the Health Department.
Moore has denies falsifying the audits and said in an email Monday that, “We will continue to fight the false allegations made against me and Mother Earth Herbs, Inc. through the courts.”
Mother Earth Herbs and Moore can challenge Gallagher’s actions in state District Court.
Information from: The Santa Fe New Mexican, http://www.santafenewmexican.com