Alibi V.29 No.22 • May 28-June 3, 2020

Cannabis Saves?

Research into Coronavirus and Cannabis

Canadian researchers have been studying the effects of cannabinoids which seem to effect ACE2 pathways the SARS-CoV-2 virus uses to access the body.

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Stand Up and Be Counted

If We Can Find You

New Mexico and Alaska have the most undercounted communities in the United States due to their small population which is spread out over a huge land mass. In an average decade, 20 percent of New Mexico's residents aren’t counted due to the rural layout of the state, and the coronavirus pandemic doubles the difficulties.

Alibi V.29 No.21 • May 21-27, 2020

Vote Like Your Life Depends On It

We can’t afford to be lazy about this one

The New Mexico Supreme Court denied Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham’s bid to make the ballot completely mail-in. Part of the Supreme Court’s order requires the Bernalillo County clerk’s office to send absentee ballot applications to every registered voter. Applications for an absentee ballot are due by May 28.


Do We Count Yet?

Cannabis workers essential, but not

The HEROES Act faces GOP opposition with the inclusion of the SAFE Banking Act. Oregon democratic Representative, Earl Blumenauer, introduced a new bill that will offer cannabis workers some COVID-19 relief.

Alibi V.29 No.20 • May 14-20, 2020

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.


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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.