Love in the Time of Coronavirus
New Mexicans have been smart enough not to lose their minds and blow out the state's marijuana supply. If only the toilet paper hoarders were as conscientious as the weed smokers. But COVID-19 is still changing the way we consume cannabis.
Cannabis in the Roundhouse
Small wins, big losses in the 2020 session
Most of the cannabis bills that were considered during this year's legislative session faced an almost completely disengaged media audience, overshadowed as they were by the almost nervous excitement surrounding the doomed recreational marijuana legalization bill. That's probably why most of them failed to lift off the ground.
The groundhog may have missed his shadow this year, but self-quarantines and state emergencies have thrown a kink in our plans to celebrate an early spring. With a tense and fear-fueled winter behind us, we're turning to the healing powers of cannabis this spring to warm our hearts and thaw our spirits.
What is Rick Simpson oil?
You've talked about it. You've wondered about it. You've considered it. But you haven't been able to work up the nerve to try Rick Simpson oil (RSO)—the black tar in a syringe they keep at the far end of the dispensary counter.
Cannabis on Earth, Part One
An Ancient History Revealed
The history of cannabis on the planet earth is a simple one, really. It all starts with the cultivation of a medicinal herb whose healing properties regaled the ancients.
How cannabis helped form the legend of the Assassins
It's not too often that a mystical sect from the Middle Ages snags the attention of modern audiences, but when you're group's name is said to translate to “hash eaters,” you can expect to turn a few heads.
The Big Disappoint
Why the legalization bill failed
We're knee-deep into the 21st century, and we're still getting shafted in an area that should have been fixed decades ago. Cannabis is still illegal.
News on the Green
COVID-19 is Torching the Bowl
Cannabis Legalization Efforts Crushed by Novel Coronavirus
2020 was supposed to be a groundbreaking year in cannabis legalization throughout the country, and now these efforts are all but torched for the foreseeable future. The novel coronavirus has swept across the nation state by state, and it has damaged legalization efforts on every level.