§ 26-2B-1 Short title
§ 26-2B-2 Purpose of act
§ 26-2B-3 Definitions
§ 26-2B-4 Exemption from criminal and civil penalties for the medical use of cannabis
§ 26-2B-5 Prohibitions, restrictions and limitations on the medical use of cannabis; criminal penalties
§ 26-2B-6 Advisory board created; duties
§ 26-2B-7 Registry identification cards; department rules; duties

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 26 > Article 2B

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.