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V.27 No.21 | 5/24/2018
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Calling All Bandwagoneers

Former attorney general comments on cannabis

Former Attorney General Eric Holder winks, Ultra Health donates to UNM research fund and N.M. ranks high in drug problems.
V.27 No.19 | 5/10/2018
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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.10 | 3/8/2018
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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.8 | 2/22/2018
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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.6 | 2/8/2018
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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.1 | 1/4/2018
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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.33 | 8/17/2017
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Rob M.

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Expect Legalization Talk in 2020

Cannabis on everyone’s mind

Prospective presidential candidate introduces bill to legalize cannabis at the federal level, Verdes Foundation begins building a farm in Corrales, NIH funds a study of cannabis usage as treatment for opioid addiction, and California town to become a "cannabis-friendly hospitality destination."
V.26 No.23 | 6/8/2017
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Rob M.

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Cannabis Still Winning, Despite Pressure

Cannabis legalization polls at 61 percent, head of VA supports medical research, N.M. medical sales are rising and a study suggests it might improve memory?
V.26 No.12 | 3/23/2017
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Rob M.

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Cannabis in the Legislative Session

Despite our lawmakers' inability to tailor policy to our needs and wishes, the public outcry against the current state of cannabis laws in New Mexico was loud enough to make it into every corner of local media this year.
V.26 No.3 | 1/19/2017
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Rob M.

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Legalization, Medical Program Improvements and Sessions Scare

There are two proposals for recreational legalization and a medical cannabis improvements bill, while Sessions casts a semi-menacing shadow.
V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015

Feature

Getting to Know Mary Jane

A primer on New Mexico’s medical cannabis landscape

August March takes a hard look at medical cannabis in New Mexico and the complex policy landscape it has created.
V.24 No.1 |

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The Daily Word in the Harwood Art Center, addictive marijuana and a sad dog

The Daily Word

Here is a great reason to always wear your seat belt.

The alleged Jeffrey Epstein prostitution ring has a New Mexico connection.

Christopher Cook was arrested early this morning and is suspected to be the man who shot an APD officer last weekend.

There is some kind of major transformation about to take place on Mountain Road NW.

Dog left at train station with his luggage.

There are indications in Colorado that marijuana can be physically addicting.

Rather than marry any same-sex couples 14 counties in Florida simply stopped marrying anyone at all.

The gray wolf that was spotted at the Grand Canyon may have been shot.

V.23 No.45 |

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The Daily Word in bin Laden's shooter, Detroit's bankruptcy and brains

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A judge has delayed the sentencing for friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, due to a question still pending before the US Supreme Court over what is considered “tangible” evidence.

Due to recent marijuana legalization victories in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, DC, pot proponents are looking toward California to make it legal for recreational use.

After the name of Osama bin Laden's shooter was revealed, other members of SEAL Team Six are speaking out in disagreement over who actually fired the fatal shot.

A judge is expected to rule today on a restructuring plan that could get Detroit out of bankruptcy.

New Zealand has withdrawn its charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd for allegedly trying to “procure a murder.”

A priest in Gallup, N.M., up and left the church, leaving parishioners wondering why he left and if he took any of the church's money with him.

Dr. Kent Kiehl of the Mind Research Network in Albuquerque says that the brains of child killers are “strikingly different” from those of other children.

The city council voted 8-0 last night to approve the Department of Justice's agreement, which gives APD four years to make necessary reforms aimed at their use of excessive force and how they deal with mentally ill people.

Elaine, a 38-year-old chimpanzee, gave birth to twins at the BioPark Zoo this past week!

This little guy was really upset that he couldn't vote.

V.23 No.38 |

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The Daily Word in airstrike plans, Alison Krauss' imposter and a hearse parade

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The White House kicks off it's “It's On Us” campaign to address sexual assault on campuses.

The American Freedom Defence Initiative has placed anti-Islamic ads on a hundred NYC buses and two subway entrances this week.

Deputies in North Florida are baffled after 51-year-old Donald Spirit killed seven of his family members, then turned the gun on himself.

Alabama District Court Judge Mark E. Fuller is being pressured to resign after being accused of assaulting his wife.

After Congress gave the “OK” for a plan to arm and train Syrian rebels, the Pentagon is waiting for President Obama to approve their airstrike list.

A New Mexican woman is in trouble for violating probation after impersonating bluegrass star Alison Krauss and conning an elderly man in Arkansas out of his life savings, his house and his cars.

After two New Mexico counties went to the Supreme Court to put two nonbinding questions about marijuana and taxes on the November election ballads, Secretary of State Dianna Duran went to the federal court to intervene. But they said they won't referee this issue.

Jesus Arredondo Soto has been convicted of killing a woman and her 1-year-old son in 2010. He faces up to two life sentences, plus more than 70 years in prison.

According to a statewide ABQ Journal poll, 50 percent of New Mexico voters opposed marijuana legalization, while 44 percent were in favor.

You ever see a parade of hearses? No? Head to Michigan this weekend.

V.23 No.38 | 9/18/2014

Food for Thought

Goode (Pot) Cookery

The basics of edible marijuana munchies

Eric Castillo looks beyond the pot brownie.