V.27 No.20 | 5/17/2018
New Mexico News
Gallagher vs. the Opioids
Health department says no to qualifying condition
There are conflicting studies about combating opioid abuse and addiction with cannabis, but the risk factor for cannabis is significantly lower.
Cool It Down
CG and the art of running
Bubblicious gets Joshua Lee relaxed and sedated and Jamaican Dream provides a giddy sense of well-being with talkativeness and laughter.
V.27 No.19 | 5/10/2018
Finger in the Air
Candidates flaky on legal cannabis
Every gubernatorial candidate but Apodaca seems to have trouble perusing the growing body of research and data pertaining to the positive effects cannabis has had on the states where it's legal, but the constant refrain of “need more research” means they must be missing a few studies here and there.
V.27 No.19 | 05/10/2018
New Mexico Medical Marijuana at All-Time High
N.M. medical cannabis user numbers sharply increase.
V.27 No.18 | 5/3/2018
The End is Nigh
Hemp vetoes overturned, federal legalization looms
New Mexico has enacted a law allowing for hemp research to be conducted at the state's universities and establishes a fund for hemp research, and another law which calls for the Department of Agriculture to issue licenses to grow industrial hemp for research purposes. Next US Farm Bill is expected to remove barriers to hemp production as well, removing New Mexico's economic lead.
V.27 No.17 | 4/26/2018
The sweetest leaf at Everest Apothecary
Joshua Lee relaxes his back and arm muscles with King Louis the XIII x Copper Chem and Candyland lifts a previously unnoticed pressure.
Best of Burque 2018
Best Medical Cannabis Dispensary
Best medical cannabis dispensary and CBD shop; best strain and edible.
V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
Cannabis decriminalized in ABQ
A measure to decriminalize the possession of an ounce or less of cannabis passed by a hair, though four City Councilors still felt it's a good idea to lock people in a cage for using a substance that doesn't harm anybody.
V.27 No.15 | 4/12/2018
‘Rocky Mountain High’
Avoiding bad puns in Colorado
Josh Lee drives north to where people say yes to state revenue and discovers Tropicanna, a new level of flower.
V.27 No.14 | 4/5/2018
Health Department Improves Applications
Process easier, shorter
Medical cannabis application form improved; Rohrabacher–Farr amendment remains in federal budget; prohibition may increase crime (really?!?).
V.27 No.13 | 3/29/2018
Dog Days Come Early
Down, not out at MJ Express-O
Joshua Lee lifts his mood and mildly relaxes his muscles with Lucky Charms, then Sage n Sour stirs up a pleasant mix of sensations in his wretched sinuses and gives him a low-level impression of well-being without the hyperactive, searching mind of many other sativas.
V.27 No.12 | 3/22/2018
Here It Comes …
N.M. Dems Say 'Yes' to Cannabis
We're in for some cannabis legalization next year. Just keep away from the border checkpoints.
V.27 No.11 | 3/15/2018
Get Real Bougie
Going for gold at Sacred Garden
Wrapped in gold leaf, dipped in hash wax and rolled in kief, the decadent Shine Twax joint challenges Joshua Lee to set aside the budtender's warning, leaving him light and emptied.
V.27 No.10 | 3/8/2018
Notes From the Underground
Nobody did it for the lulls
The cannabis market in the US is exploding, but remember: even CBD extract is still illegal under federal law.
V.27 No.9 | 3/1/2018
KURE kills with kindness
Rini Grammer visits the jewelry store-like KURE, is gently lulled into a restful slumber by Night Nurse and treats back and knee pain with high-CBD Cannatonic.