V.28 No.45 | 11/7/2019
USDA Releases Hemp Regulations
USDA finally released regulations for hemp farming; NM DOH to hold public meeting about proposed changes to medical program; researchers studying effects of marijuana use on pregnant women; study has found that cannabis might not be very helpful with treating mental health problems.
V.28 No.44 | 10/31/2019
Ain't Enough Room In This Joint
Legalization stirs “concerns”
Safe Access New Mexico claims to crusade against legalization in order to support medical cannabis patients; partisanship may slow cannabis reform; FDA needs to finish CBD rules.
V.28 No.43 | 10/24/2019
Governor's Group Reports
Recommendations Made for Legalization
A group of politicians and cannabis industry leaders officially made their recommendations to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham vis-à-vis recreational cannabis legalization; battle over hemp is being waged on the Navajo Nation; vape panic blamed on black market cartridges.
V.28 No.42 | 10/17/2019
DOH places warning on vapes
DOH ordered cannabis producers to start labeling their THC vaping products with warnings; upcoming device will reportedly show if a driver has smoked cannabis within a three-hour window; Justice Department report concluded that legalization wasn't harmful.
V.28 No.41 | 10/10/2019
Vaping Scare Continues
DOH issues further warning
The number of vaping injury cases in the state has risen to 15; three licensed cannabis producers are suing the state of New Mexico over what they say are arbitrary plant limits; a recent paper suggests that small amounts of marijuana can increase libido and extend orgasm.
V.28 No.40 | 10/3/2019
Still At It
DOH told to issue cards to non-residents, again
A state judge has ordered the New Mexico Department of Health to issue Medical Cannabis Program cards to out-of-state patients; Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act has passed the House with bipartisan support; public awaits Cannabis Legalization Working Group's recommendations.
V.28 No.39 | 9/26/2019
Friends and Enemies
SAFE Act finds new support and opposition
Does incremental marijuana policy reform—like the SAFE Act, or New Mexico's decriminalization law—only serve to slow progress in general by making the need for more substantial reforms less urgent?
V.28 No.38 | 9/19/2019
Strike a Pose
Legalization Task Force Talks and Talks
Cannabis Legalization Working Group nears end of its investigation/PR campaign; first Arizona resident receives valid New Mexico medical cannabis card; DEA accused of delaying science applications; Reps call for FDA to stop going after CBD businesses.
V.28 No.37 | 9/12/2019
Clear the Air
Officials narrow in on vaping danger
Authorities may have figured out the problem behind a spate of lung disease cases that were apparently related to vaping; Eric Cantor predicts federal legalization not happening soon; only 33 patients suffering from opioid addiction have been accepted into the medical cannabis program since June; London Poundcake should help those suffering from joint pain and tension.
V.28 No.36 | 9/5/2019
Cloud of Doom
DOH Warns Against Vaping
New Mexico Department of Health released a warning concerning vaping and dabbing and judge orders officials to allow out-of-state applicants into the Medical Cannabis Program.
V.28 No.35 | 8/29/2019
SRI lawsuit promising
Lawsuit against DEA for failing to license new marijuana cultivators is reportedly making progress; Sexdriver Kush is good for anyone suffering from pain or insomnia.
V.28 No.34 | 8/22/2019
Strangers in a Strange Land
Battle continues over non-resident MMJ applications
Ruling about medical cannabis card not requiring New Mexico ID is not the court's final decision; Working Group On Cannabis Legalization tours medical dispensaries; Larry OG is a great strain for relieving pain and tension and amazing at improving mood.
V.28 No.33 | 8/15/2019
Wacky World of Weed Law
Confusion abounds in post-hemp legalization
Some states that legalized hemp have law enforcement which can't measure THC; court rules New Mexico ID is not required for medical cannabis card; Orange Apricot OG is recommended for those suffering from fatigue, stress or sleeplessness.
V.28 No.32 | 8/8/2019
Too Cool For School
Districts struggle with new rule
School districts are bucking a rule that allows students enrolled in the state's Medical Cannabis Program to receive doses of marijuana while on campus; Democratic candidates for president thrust skewers at one other over cannabis legalization.
V.28 No.31 | 8/1/2019
Here Comes the Judge
Court asked to rule on non-resident cannabis cards
Non-residents have asked a judge to force the Department of Health to enroll them in the Medical Cannabis Program; Senate support for SAFE Banking Act unsure; CBD might be useful in treating stimulent addiction; Banana Punch does a great job at relieving pain and tension.