Alibi V.29 No.21 • May 21-27, 2020

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.

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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.

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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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.

Alibi V.29 No.19 • May 7-13, 2020

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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.

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.