Cannabis

Cannabis, marijuana, pot, reefer, wacky tobacky: it's on the peoples' minds so it's on politicians' minds too. Economic liberals and civil rights conservatives all want it legalized, but up to now both groups have been represented by a tiny minority in Congress. Find out how that's changing.


V.27 No.50 | 12/13/2018
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Fashionably Late

State hemp regulations approved

The Farm Bill is near to passing, federally legalizing industrial hemp, which can be used as a source for CBD, legally distinct from cannabis.
V.27 No.48 | 11/29/2018
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A Good Face for the Apocalypse

The opposition loses more support

Attitudes about cannabis continue to relax in DC, 2nd Amendment enthusiasts join the fight and Massachusetts begins collecting recreational cannabis tax revenue.
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Recreational Cannabis in N.M.

Legislation offers hope but Senate a barrier

Even if New Mexico’s next governor supports the legalization of recreational marijuana, a familiar obstacle would still stand in the way: the state Senate.
V.27 No.47 | 11/22/2018
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Waiting For Thailand

Acting patient at GrassRoots Rx

Wild Thailand rubberizes Joshua Lee's joints and makes his head swim. Sugar Black Rose then plants him on the couch.
V.27 No.46 | 11/15/2018
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Goodbye, Sweet Prince

Sessions gets the boot

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been sent to the Island of Misfit Toys—there to spend eternity in limbo, watching a TV that only plays CNN and wiping his watery eyes.
V.27 No.45 | 11/8/2018
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Blame Canada

You’re screwing it up for everybody

Canada runs out of legal pot and resorts to black market to fill demand; Department of Health’s 450-plant limit ruled arbitrary and they’re also ordered to designation some distribution sites.
V.27 No.44 | 11/1/2018
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One-Way Ticket to Palookaville

Insights materialize at Purlife

Joshua Lee slows down and balances out with Clementine #8 and then perks up with Girl Scout Yeti.
V.27 No.43 | 10/25/2018
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Bringing That Fire

Cannabis questions in Governor's race

We won't really know what the future governor will do about legalizing cannabis until we see a bill cross their desk and get signed or vetoed. Right now it's all theory. We can make some guesses, though.
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Cannabis Manual

One of Us

Here's another Cannabis Manual, full of tidbits you can repeat at parties. Your friends will think you're obsessed and you'll want to shake them until they listen. Every once in an odd moon, you'll come across someone else. They'll make eye contact with you…
Franci Bailey
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Cannabis Manual

A Little Personal Growth

An interview with Franci Bailey

You'll need more than a green thumb and a personal production license to start growing your own medical cannabis plants. Franci Bailey, gardener at CG, gave us some pointers on starting a successful home grow operation.

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Hemp Blues

An interview with Michael Chappelear

It's been over a year since growing hemp for research was legalized in New Mexico, and the Department of Agriculture seems to finally be starting the process of introducing hemp production. Michael Chappelear, the spokesperson for the New Mexico Hemp Association, spoke with us about the subject.
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Corey Yazzie

Cannabis Manual

Eggs in a Pan

Study says cannabis is bad for growing brains

It's common sense not to let teenagers smoke cannabis. That's because the brain isn't fully matured until around age 25 and the last thing to develop is the prefrontal cortex.

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Confessions of an American Weed Eater

The nutritional side of cannabis

Generally when you hear talk of “eating” cannabis, it's concerning edibles—THC-infused goodies that will blast you to the moon if you aren't careful. Thanks to the psychotropic and medicinal values of marijuana, the plant's nutritional value has been ignored by most.
Carlos N. Martinez
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Cannabis Manual

Law of the Land

An interview with Carlos N. Martinez, Esq.

State cannabis-related business laws aren't as simple as you might have thought. Carlos N. Martinez, Esq. of Legal Solutions of New Mexico, LLC, discusses how cannabis laws affect family and business law litigation.

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Good Luck at the Races

Gubernatorial debate offers “clear” delineation

New Mexico gubernatorial candidates faced off in a televised debate, and when questioned about recreational cannabis Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham took a huge swig from her water bottle and Rep. Steve Pearce just smirked.