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Gov. Martinez vetoes hemp bill

Mar 9, 2017 - Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico)

SANTA FE - For the second time in two years, Gov. Susana Martinez has vetoed legislation authorizing the state-regulated growing of industrial hemp.

The governor's veto could set up a showdown between Martinez and the Legislature, as the hemp bill passed both the House and Senate by decisive margins.

However,it's unclear whether the Legislature might attempt to override Martinez's veto. A veto override would require a two-thirds vote in each legislative chamber, and there's a separat

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