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.29 No.28 | 7/9/2020
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Cannabis can relieve depression symptoms in minutes

Researchers say cannabis can have a positive effect on symptoms of depression within minutes of consumption; a new study is questioning whether THC is the only psychoactive cannabinoid; nonresidents who can show proof that they belong to another state’s medical cannabis program are now allowed to purchase their meds from New Mexico dispensaries.

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Firm Studies THC Microdosing

Researchers say people can find pain relief through THC microdosing and CBD-infused mouthwash is as effective at fighting plaque as chlorhexidine-based mouthwash.
V.29 No.27 | 7/2/2020
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One Hand Washes the Other

DOJ finds no violations in antitrust cases

DOJ is letting itself off the hook in antitrust investigations of cannabis businesses; ProgressNow New Mexico accused Pat Davis of upholding racist institutions.
V.29 No.26 | 6/25/2020
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Cannabis sales OK during pandemic

The writing’s on the wall, and it’s clear to everyone that New Mexico is all set to turn into Thunderdome thanks to the seemingly inevitable economic recession looming on America’s horizon. And as we’re seeing, cannabis is one of the only coronavirus-safe industry options we have left available to us.
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Nevada to Pardon Cannabis Prisoners

Officials in Nevada have authorized the unconditional pardon of thousands of convicted cannabis offenders; a new study says frequent cannabis use can cause semen to become infused with THC and other cannabinoids.
V.29 No.25 | 6/18/2020
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Study Examines Cannabis-Impaired Driving

Transportation officials in Colorado have released the findings of a study that asked cannabis users about their opinions on driving while under the influence of marijuana; NBA will reportedly not be testing players for recreational drugs for the rest of this season.
V.29 No.24 | 6/11/2020

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Study: Cannabis Patients Are Healthier

A new study claims that cannabis users report better health on average than non-cannabis users and a recent report found that states with medical marijuana have seen significant drops in opioid prescriptions.
V.29 No.23 | 6/4/2020
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Cannabis Trends in the Mainstream

Cannabis and Coffee

Medical cannabis users, you may have been experiencing the newest trend without even knowing it. Everywhere you look cannabis is in the news. It’s what’s hot, what’s trending. Today the progression appears to be toward CBD and coffee.
V.29 No.22 | 5/28/2020
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Cannabis Saves?

Research into Coronavirus and Cannabis

Canadian researchers have been studying the effects of cannabinoids which seem to effect ACE2 pathways the SARS-CoV-2 virus uses to access the body.
V.29 No.21 | 5/21/2020
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Do We Count Yet?

Cannabis workers essential, but not

The HEROES Act faces GOP opposition with the inclusion of the SAFE Banking Act. Oregon democratic Representative, Earl Blumenauer, introduced a new bill that will offer cannabis workers some COVID-19 relief.
V.29 No.19 | 5/7/2020

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It's Alive

Or as close as it can be

Live resin is 100 percent cannabis oil extracted from the fresh cannabis plant at the peak of ripeness, and it’s hitting local dispensaries this week.
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Hindsight is 4/20

Governor regrets recreational fail

With stay-at-home orders, mass layoffs and declining state revenue, our economy demands a recreational cannabis bill more than ever. Might this be addressed at the upcoming special session?
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Curb-side Cannabis Cards

The way of the future

Now is the perfect time to apply for a medical marijuana card, and clinics are open and seeing new patients with most offering curb-side service.
V.29 No.17 | 4/23/2020
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420 All Month Long!

Keep the Party Alive with Dispensary Specials and Livestream Events

In true Roaring 20s fashion, cannabis users are ready to put use to their meticulously stockpiled stash of smokables and edibles to celebrate 4/20 in the face of the government trying to control everything else around us.
V.29 No.16 | 4/16/2020

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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

New Mexicans have been smart enough not to lose their minds and blow out the state's marijuana supply. If only the toilet paper hoarders were as conscientious as the weed smokers. But COVID-19 is still changing the way we consume cannabis.