V.27 No.38 | 9/20/2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
V.27 No.31 | 8/2/2018
A mood change from Natural Rx
Joshua Lee breaks the silence in Rio Rancho. PH-C melts his tension and Wookies makes him forget the the summer sun.
V.27 No.30 | 7/26/2018
Won't Somebody Please Think of the Adults?
CO adults using more cannabis
Legalization leads to fewer kids using cannabis in Colorado but more adults, and also appears to help fight crime; N.M. dispensaries warned about CBD sales; first cannabis company IPO in USA.
V.27 No.29 | 7/19/2018
Eternal recurrence at Fruit of the Earth Organics
Joshua Lee goes to Santa Fe and scores a strong, calming relaxant with Blueberry Headband without losing attention or energy. Then the sticky and fresh Strange Brew tickles his brain.
V.27 No.28 | 7/12/2018
Bad News is So Hard to Find
Even the FDA is playing ball
FDA says it doesn't need a "negative monograph" for cannabis; Republican Party of Texas puts cannabis decriminalization into platform; Chuck Schumer introduces bill in US Senate to decriminalize cannabis and give control to states; Senate Appropriations Committee criticizes Jeff Sessions for blocking research.
V.27 No.27 | 7/5/2018
Openness and R. Greenleaf
Joshua Lee wonders about cause and effect in the deconstructed mind, notes Vanilla Kush's suitability for treating pain or tension-caused insomnia, and finds Trap Star relaxing but not as sleep-inducing.
V.27 No.26 | 6/28/2018
Put Your Money … Wherever You Can
Cannabis banking amendment blocked by Senate
Senate Appropriations Committee votes to table bill that would allow dispensaries to use banks, Medical Cannabis Advisory Board cancels meeting because it doesn't have enough members and a judge ruled that a penalty meted out to Ultra Health by the DOH was too severe.
V.27 No.25 | 6/21/2018
Hot and Heavy
A dalliance with Cannaceutics
A sensual hit of Forbidden Fruit puts Joshua Lee into a comforting state; Purple Widow gives him a giggly sense of well-being coupled with a sharp tongue.
V.27 No.24 | 6/14/2018
Summer Sessions Watch
AG Softens in the Heat
Mr. Magoo wipes his glasses, Trump suggests he'll support the STATES Act and N.M. gubernatorial candidates are looking less likely to legalize.