NM Supreme Court: Advisory Questions Must Be Allowed On Ballot

The state Supreme Court is allowing two New Mexico counties to poll voters about lowering marijuana penalties. The court on Friday ordered Secretary of State Dianna Duran to place the advisory questions on November general election ballots in Bernalillo and Santa Fe counties.  The counties want to survey their voters on whether they support decriminalizing marijuana. Bernalillo County also plans to ask voters about a possible tax levy to finance mental health services.

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