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.32 | 8/9/2018
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.
Cannabis Manual 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.
Cannabis Manual 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.
Cannabis Manual Therapeutic Levels An interview with extractor Alejandro Garcia Weekly Alibi sat down with the Everest Apothecary's extractor Alejandro Garcia and picked his brain about concentrates.
V.27 No.31 | 8/2/2018
Baked Goods Current Interrupted 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
Baked Goods 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
Baked Goods Return Trip 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
Baked Goods 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
J. Grisham Baked Goods Different 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
Baked Goods 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
J. Grisham Baked Goods 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
Baked Goods 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.
Baked Goods Green! Green! Green! High Times invites the public to join in the financial fun Put your money where your mouth is and benefit from the cannabis revolution
V.27 No.23 | 6/7/2018
Baked Goods Numbers Don’t Lie Marijuana rides a wave to the mainstream The cannabis industry is riding a tremendous wave that rolls onward and swells upward, propelled forward by the remarkable successes of those states brave enough to start the ripple. The benefits universally reaped in legalized states are forcing even the most stubborn skeptics of legalization to reconsider their stance in the face of what has become a true force of nature. Wellness Celebrate Health Care for the Homeless Day Wednesday, Aug 15: 9:30am-1pm Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless
Take a project tour of Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless and meet our staff and volunteers as well as experience the programs. Registration recommended.
Art The 5th Annual Antique American Indian Art Show Wednesday, Aug 15: 11am-5pm El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe
Bringing together more than 65 knowledgeable experts in American Indian art and thousands of select historic art objects from indigenous cultures throughout the US and Canada.
Food French Night: Vive le Québec et la Poutine Wednesday, Aug 15: 5:40-7pm Casa Rondena Winery
Practice French conversation skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and culture for all experience levels. Enjoy music, light snacks and the first glass of wine included with admission.
Learn From Idea to Business: Kauffman FastTrac Wednesday, Aug 15: 6-8pm Fat Pipe ABQ
Take an idea and turn it into a business with this ten-week course that provides the tools to develop a concept, determine the viability of the concept and outline critical steps to a successful launch.
Food Julia Child Birthday Wine Dinner Wednesday, Aug 15: 6pm Frenchish
Modern renditions of classic Julia Child recipes by Chef Jennifer James are paired with incredible French wines from Souther Glazer. Duck a l'orange, sole meuniere and more.
Art Musicians Making Art Thursday, Aug 16: 2-4pm Inpost Artspace
This exhibit connects the endeavors of music-making with creating visual art. The show features a wide range of styles and subject matter from N.M. music practitioners. Runs through 8/24.
Comm Obon Festival Thursday, Aug 16: 7-9pm ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden
A cultural holiday honoring the spirits of ancestors with folk dances, taiko drumming, lanterns and food. Participants receive a floating lantern and are released into the pond in the evening.
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