Cannabis, marijuana, pot, reefer, wacky tobacky: it's on the peoples' minds so it's on politicians' minds too. Economic liberals and civil rights conservatives all want it legalized, but up to now both groups have been represented by a tiny minority in Congress. Find out how that's changing.

V.27 No.43 | 10/25/2018
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Corey Yazzie

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CBD and Synergy

An interview with Paul Thacher

Paul Thacher is a botanist and supplement broker who has been involved in the CBD and cannabis industry since the '70s. We asked him to help us better understand the darling of cannabis media: CBD.

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Remedial Math

The hunt for THC

It's way easier to come up with a list of funny names for good weed than it is to quantify what good weed is. It should be easy. THC gets you high, so you want to see bigger THC numbers, right?
V.27 No.42 | 10/18/2018
Baked Goods

Baked Goods

Stone in the Water

Southwest Wellness makes waves

Green Crack turns Joshua Lee into an energetic goofball.
V.27 No.41 | 10/11/2018
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Baked Goods

Hemp Rules

The Department of Agriculture to hold regulations hearings

The Department of Agriculture is beginning the process of introducing hemp production to New Mexico; no, CBD didn't get legalized; 2/3 of Senate candidates support legalization; LDS supports medical cannabis.
V.27 No.40 | 10/4/2018
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Baked Goods

Attitude Adjustments

No complaints at Sacred Garden

Snow White relaxes Joshua Lee and slows him down, but with little headiness, leading to a pleasant body high to fight minor aches and pains, then Strawberry Fields locks him into the couch.
V.27 No.39 | 9/27/2018
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Baked Goods

Good Luck at the Races

Gubernatorial debate offers clear delineation

Michelle Lujan Grisham and Steve Pearce debate legalization while big business invests heavily in that future.
V.27 No.38 | 9/20/2018
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Baked Goods

Stay Home, Canadians

Cannabis investors are not welcome here

US Customs and Border Protection threatens to ban-for-life Canadians from entering USA if they work for or invest in Canadian cannabis; Department of Health secretary defies Medical Cannabis Advisory Board on opioid dependence as conditions to qualify for medical cannabis card; Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham's campaign finance filings show a number of contributions from state medical cannabis companies.
V.27 No.37 | 9/13/2018
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Baked Goods

Friction and Time

SWOP and memory

Joshua Lee returns to SWOP and slows down with Cat Piss Romulan.
V.27 No.36 | 9/6/2018
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Baked Goods

Rebuilding the Narrative

White House collecting “negative” cannabis data

White House forms a secret anti-cannabis committee to battle the increasingly positive view of cannabis taken by the majority of Americans.
V.27 No.35 | 8/30/2018
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Baked Goods

Lujan Grisham Talks the Talk

Steve Pearce doesn't say a thing

Gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham supports legalization; US District Judge rules states' medical cannabis laws do not protect patients from employers with a no-drug policy; Alabama says it will crack down on CBD.
V.27 No.34 | 8/23/2018
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Baby Steps

Plants and concentrates at Everest

Joshua Lee tours the hydroponics and greenhouses at Everest Apothecary and then is pleased to see terpene levels in products' profiles.
V.27 No.33 | 8/16/2018
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Baked Goods

Sessions: “We'll Enforce Federal Law”

The day the laughter died

Jeff Sessions is broken, drivers to be tested on (and for) THC and the cost of FDA-approved CBD-powered Epidiolex is revealed.
V.27 No.32 | 8/9/2018
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Baked Goods

Signs and Portents

CBD lands traveler a felony charge

CBD's murky legal status causes big trouble and N.M. weighs recreational tax revenue vs discouraging the black market.

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Writing On the Wall

An interview with Dr. Jacob Miguel Vigil

Associate Professor Dr. Jacob Miguel Vigil of UNM tells us about the hurdles facing cannabis research and the Medical Cannabis Research Fund.

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Rewriting the Trauma Story

An interview with Dr. Florian Birkmayer

27,424 patients enrolled in the Medical Cannabis Program in June were suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. We sat down with Dr. Florian Birkmayer to get a better understanding.