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News Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. MDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's top medical marijuana producer is buying up a plot of farmland in southern New Mexico where it plans to build what it says will be the largest cannabis cultivation facility in North America. Ultra Health announced the acquisition Thursday, unveiling a three-dimensional rendering of what the facility will look like via social media.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Attorney General's Office has reached a $3.4 million settlement with two credit card companies over excessive fees charged during credit and debit card transactions. Attorney General Hector Balderas announced the settlement with Visa and MasterCard on Thursday. He says the agreement provides compensation and helps to enforce the state's consumer protection laws.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Forecasters say a storm system approaching New Mexico will produce dangerous wildfire conditions in western New Mexico Thursday afternoon and evening and that blowing dust will reduce visibility along east-west oriented routes such as Interstate 40. The National Weather Service says key impacts from expected strong winds is that existing or new wildfires will likely spread rapidly and be hard to control and may send burning embers long distances.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say more than 1,000 guns were either stolen from cars or left in cars that were stolen in Albuquerque during a 22-month span. A new Albuquerque Police Department analysis found that thieves stole 882 firearms from inside a vehicle while another 153 firearms were stolen during an auto theft since July 2016.

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