V.27 No.8 | 2/22/2018
Resolution to Legalize Stalls in Committee
Were you holding your breath?
You can feel the envious gazes of our state's lawmakers creeping toward the coffers of Colorado and California and seeing all those dollars piling up on schools and infrastructure, but the N.M. Senate Judiciary Committee has given us another year to contemplate financial asceticism.
V.27 No.7 | 2/15/2018
A tour of Minerva’s kitchen
Joshua Lee takes a tour of the kitchen where Minerva Canna Group's edibles are made, then treats himself with (to?) some cheesecake.
V.27 No.6 | 2/8/2018
State of the States
Drug Policy Alliance Releases New Report
Vermont legislature legalizes (no ballot initiative!); report released on financial and public safety benefits for states that have legalization so far; N.M. looks for better protection from feds than the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment; study explains difficulties of chemical (rather than behavioral) tests for impairment.
V.27 No.5 | 2/1/2018
Seven Steps to Seven Leaves
Stepping up security for surprises and serenity
Rini Grammer notices new security procedures at Seven Clover, then treats insomnia, stress and back pain with Purple Kush and relaxes with Colorado Clementines.
V.27 No.4 | 1/25/2018
We Can Smell Our Own
Sessions an easy enemy for lawmakers
A bipartisan group of lawmakers came out in the House of Representatives to criticize Jeff Sessions and show support for pro-cannabis bills and New Mexicans got a reminder that they should keep their meds in a safe place where children can't find them.
V.27 No.3 | 1/18/2018
In and out at High Desert Relief
Joshua Lee gets some dry buds which make him sleepy, and remembers that THCA turns to CBNA over time with air exposure.
V.27 No.2 | 1/11/2018
'My Boyfriend's Back'
Sessions just can't help himself
Jeff Sessions reverses the Cole Memorandum policy, causing chaos in the business community and the GOP.
V.27 No.1 | 1/4/2018
New Patients, New Year
Cannabis legalization bill introduced in N.M. again, US Border Patrol threatens people in states where it's legal and a recent study shows that more women are turning to cannabis to deal with the discomforts of pregnancy.
V.26 No.52 | 12/28/2017
The Second Annual Baked Goods Award Ceremony
The year’s best dispensaries and strains
Here are the dispensaries and strains that most impressed in 2017.
V.26 No.51 | 12/21/2017
Lost in Los Lunas
The search for Natural Rx
Overflookies is a letdown, but Super Sour Fire OG uplifts and improves Joshua Lee's mood by bounds, while relaxing back and leg muscles.
V.26 No.50 | 12/14/2017
Hemp Gains Popularity … Everywhere Else
N.M. declines to join at least 30 states in the booming hemp industry, heavy cannabis use is linked to vomiting illness and the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment is extended yet again.
V.26 No.49 | 12/7/2017
Sessions Makes Waves, Again
(But not really)
Sessions mentions "rational policy" which could mean anything and a study says cannabis might reduce opioid use.
V.26 No.48 | 11/30/2017
Cozy and Comforted
Minerva mitigates more than ever
Rini Grammer tries Mother's Milk to combat the darkness of winter.
V.26 No.47 | 11/23/2017
Cannabis Still Won't Kill You
A sensational story fizzles
I'd just spent six hours at a car dealership trying to look savvy when I read the news that a pair of Colorado doctors had witnessed the first case of fatal cannabis overdose.
V.26 No.46 | 11/16/2017
One More Try
Advisory board once again backing opioid addiction as qualifying condition
Medical Cannabis Advisory Board, armed with research, votes unanimously to recommend opioid use disorder be added to conditions qualifying for medical cannabis; Canada prepares to make money; FDA research blocked by "other regulatory agencies."