The 2021 New Mexico legislature spent time and effort considering the legalization of cannabis and the cannabis industry in our state. Duke Rodriguez discusses the cannabis landscape in New Mexico, including the state’s Medical Cannabis Program and the legalization of cannabis for adult use. Rodriguez also covers the possible impacts to our economy and workforce.

Duke Rodriguez, CEO and President of Ultra Health, founded Ultra Health, in 2010. Ultra Health is the nation’s largest vertically integrated medical cannabis provider, operating a state-of-the-art cultivation facility and 20 dispensaries in New Mexico, which all feature pharmaceutical cannabis products developed through proprietary technology with Israeli pharmaceutical group Panaxia. Before founding Ultra Health, Duke served as COO at Lovelace and a Cabinet Secretary for the State of New Mexico.