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.28 No.38 | 9/19/2019
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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
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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
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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
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Cultivating Science

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
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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
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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
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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.

News on the Green

Weekly Alibi Presents the 3rd Annual Hempfiesta Saturday, August 10 from noon to 8pm

Weekly Alibi’s third annual Hempfiesta happens Saturday, Aug. 10, from noon to 8pm, at Balloon Fiesta Park with bands, speakers, vendors, beer, food trucks and activities for the kiddos. (Also, learn all about the ruling that opens the N.M. medical marijuana door to out-of-state residents.)
V.28 No.31 | 8/1/2019
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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.
V.28 No.30 | 7/25/2019
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CBD Causes Headaches

FDA faces pressure from all sides

Debate over CBD is heats up in FDA tug-of-war; Department of Health held public hearing over plant limits; Candyland is perfect for those suffering from depression and fatigue, but might be a bit much for those prone to paranoia or anxiety.

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A Cool Burn

How to elevate your summer

Summer has once again slouched toward Albuquerque, leaving puddles of sweat in its wake. You’ll never need cannabis more than during these sloppy, slick days.

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The Real Drug War

Cannabis and opioids

Every year, we find ourselves holding our breath as lawmakers decide the fates of legalization bills. There are some very rich, very corrupt people out there who will fight tooth and nail to keep you or your neighbors from giving the competition a foothold.

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Sporting Chance

THC in pro athletics

Days after retiring from pro football, former Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long revealed that he’d regularly used cannabis over the course of his athletic career.

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Dominant Language

The real indica and sativa

I’d always assumed there was a database somewhere that traced each strain back to its original home or something. Apparently not. The reality is that when we refer to strains as “indica” or “sativa,” those labels have a lot more to do with marketing than they do with genetic lineage.
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Working in Cannabis

A primer on industry employment

One of the most common questions we are asked about the New Mexico Cannabis Program is how one goes about getting a job in the field, so we talked with the founder and owner of Cannabis NM Staffing, Shanon Jaramillo, about opportunities and requirements in the growing market of cannabis employment.