V.28 No.30 | 7/25/2019
Here are some of our favorite strains that can help you survive the heat.
FDA regulation of CBD inches forward
A majority of Americans want cannabidiol aka CBD made available as an over-the-counter drug but authorities say that their enthusiasm to rush approval through could be misplaced.
Cannabis Still Won’t Kill You
Sensationalist stories fizzle
The Drug Enforcement Agency continues to maintain that there have been no reported instances of cannabis-caused deaths.
Stoners have been enjoying cinema tailored specifically to their needs and interests for decades. There’s no time like summer to enjoy a marijuana movie marathon, so lock yourself in, get some popcorn jumping, load a fat bowl and check out our favorite reefer flicks.
Touch of Glass
An interview with Kale Beck
Pipes, bongs, chillums—smokers love glass. It’s collectible, nice to look at and useful besides. Weekly Alibi spoke with glassblower Kale Beck about his unique job.
An interview with Chris S. Duvall
UNM Professor Chris S. Duvall's book The African Roots of Marijuana dives into some of the least understood, most uncomfortable aspects of the plant’s history. We spoke with him about the gaps in our understanding of cannabis history and the ways that well-meaning idealism can lead to misrepresentation of reality.
THC vs. CBD
Study finds more health benefits in THC
If you want to hear some honest-to-goodness, red-faced, Bible-thumping proselytizing, visit the next cannabis event you come across and tell someone you’ve never heard of CBD.
V.28 No.16 | 4/18/2019
illustration by Corey Yazzie
The Best and Worst of Times
Nowhere to go but up
We're experiencing a time of high weirdness in America, and the best plan is probably just to duck and cover until that madness passes. In the mean time, let's get educated about this wonderful plant we love so much.
NM Legislative Session
Cannabis in the Roundhouse
During this year's 60-day legislative session, we saw a fair number of cannabis-related bills being considered by the state's lawmakers. A number of good bills were shot down, but plenty of important ones were passed.
Testing the Limits
Employers consider dropping the test
If you've applied for a job in the last 20 years, you've probably had the pleasure of peeing into a cup and delivering the warm receptacle to a friendly person in a lab coat. It never makes for a fun morning.
Banking on marijuana
After years of growth, the medical and recreational cannabis markets have become a major economic force in our nation, but these business owners still face the problem of finding a bank that will take their money.
The Social Media War on Weed
Avoiding the ban
Despite the growing acceptance of marijuana across the nation (and especially in California), tech companies seem to have it out for the plant.
Cannabis Growing 101
As a cannabis grower, you determine your strains, grow out your favorite phenotypes and add whatever nutrients or lack thereof as you see fit. Use this guide as your first step before growing, so you can become the cannabis maven you were meant to be.
Smoke ’Em if You Got ’Em
Cannabis and your lungs
Light to moderate cannabis smoking has not been shown to have any lasting negative effects on the lungs.
Cannabis and Psychosis
A puzzling relationship
Cannabis probably won't cause you to develop psychosis … unless you were already prone to develop psychosis.