Alibi V.29 No.20 • May 14-20, 2020

Show Me the Money

Gaming with Indian Lives

The CARES Act wheel of fortune is still spinning for New Mexico’s 19 indigenous pueblos. Tribal communities that range from several thousand members to just 300 are looking at possible extinction if they do not receive financial support from the U.S. government to help them through the pandemic.

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Cannabis Heroes Unite

Rewarding some but not all

Cannabis dispensaries are deemed essential at state level, serving medical cannabis patients during the pandemic and their workers face the same exposure as a grocery store clerk. While the danger is the same, dispensary workers’ exclusion from frontline workers' relief efforts by the Federal government is inevitable.

Alibi V.29 No.19 • May 7-13, 2020

It's Alive

Or as close as it can be

Live resin is 100 percent cannabis oil extracted from the fresh cannabis plant at the peak of ripeness, and it’s hitting local dispensaries this week.

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Hindsight is 4/20

Governor regrets recreational fail

With stay-at-home orders, mass layoffs and declining state revenue, our economy demands a recreational cannabis bill more than ever. Might this be addressed at the upcoming special session?

Curb-side Cannabis Cards

The way of the future

Now is the perfect time to apply for a medical marijuana card, and clinics are open and seeing new patients with most offering curb-side service.

Alibi V.29 No.18 • April 30-May 6, 2020

Don’t Bite the Hand that Feeds You

Keep Calm and Support Local Farmers damnit

As with every other underlying problem, COVID-19 has illuminated the importance of having a resilient local food system. We’re realizing that local food supply is a necessity—and should be made a permanent part of our food shopping choices as a hedge against uncertainty.

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New Mexico Finally Excelling at Something

State Receives National Recognition for COVID-19 Action Plan

The New York Times recognized New Mexico for being extremely poor compared to other states (thank you!), yet somehow overcoming the odds and flattening the curve.

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CBD on Steroids

New Clinical Trial puts CBD in the Ring against COVID-19

Stero Biotech–a CBD research and development company based in Israel–announced a partnership with Mor Research Applications and Clalit to begin a study on patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 to monitor the effectiveness of CBD paired with steroid treatment.