Ultra Health attorney Brian Egolf spoke to the Santa Fe Reporter about the medical marijuana industry in New Mexico regarding the restrictions of growing, selling, and dispensing of cannabis, which he feels may lead card holders to the black market.
“I think it’s very clear that there’s tremendous patient demand for affordable medicine,” Egolf tells SFR. “And I think it’s not going to be too surprising that when people need their medicine and they don’t have their particular strain or variety or product at any of the vendors, then they will meet that demand through the illicit market—which is something that I don’t want to see happening. I’d rather anyone who wants access to the medicine be able to get it from a licensed, regulated store, not from someone on the street corner.”
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