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Applicant Pool Narrowed for Medical Cannabis Producer Licenses August 31, 2015 - Medical Cannabis Program - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a four-member review committee has narrowed the applicant pool from 86 to 17 for the licensing of new medical cannabis producers. Secretary of Health Retta Ward will now review and determine the number of producers that will receive licenses.... « read more »



Screen Time a Big Time Problem August 26, 2015 - Public Relations - Information

Health experts say screen time at home should be limited to two hours or less a day, and most of us are blowing it. « read more »



New Mexico Ranks Tops in Multiple Health Categories August 19, 2015 - Epidemiology and Response - Information

A health comparison, completed recently by the New Mexico Department of Health, finds New Mexico among the top 15 states in key health-related areas including fewest number of cancer or stroke deaths, highest rate of adult seatbelt use, and lowest number of overweight or obese adults. « read more »



Certification for Community Health Workers August 5, 2015 - Community Health Workers - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health will begin to certify the first community health workers in the state. The Department is focusing certification efforts on experienced CHWs and will be utilizing the grandfathering process. « read more »