Cannabis

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.29 | 7/18/2019
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Get With the Program

The recent Medical Marijuana Changes bill has the Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board in an uproar and the first meeting of the governor's Cannabis Legalization Working Group went down last week.
V.28 No.28 | 7/11/2019
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Suit Up

DEA gets sued and sued again

DAE sued over delays in cannabis research applications; Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the creation of the Cannabis Legalization Working Group; First 48 is perfect for those suffering from depression.
V.28 No.27 | 7/4/2019
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Gestures and Moves

Lawmakers make weak signals

Three big pieces of legislation were introduced last week that could have a drastic effect on the marijuana industry and its consumers; New Mexico law decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of cannabis went into effect this week; Lemon OG is perfect for those suffering from depression or malaise.
V.28 No.26 | 6/27/2019
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Strange Times

Congress blocks feds from enforcing drug laws

House votes to block DoJ from enforcing cannabis prohibition, study found CBD exposure elevates liver toxicity, and Summer Breeze would be great for someone suffering from anxiety, depression or exhaustion.
V.28 No.25 | 6/20/2019
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Loopholes and Lassos

Did New Mexico legalize out-of-state patients?

Non-residents may be eligible for New Mexico's medical cannabis program; physicians are undereducated with respect to cannabis, but as people who aren't doctors it seems that Night Terror OG may be just the thing for anyone suffering from stress, exhaustion or insomnia.
V.28 No.24 | 6/13/2019
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Hope Abounds

NM expands medical program

The state has finally expanded its medical cannabis program to include opioid addiction in its list of qualifying conditions; a Louisiana coroner is blaming a woman's death on an overdose of THC concentrate; Alien Brownies is great for those suffering from anxiety or tension.
V.28 No.23 | 6/6/2019
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The Future Is CBD

Federal agencies make way

TSA has “quietly changed its cannabis policy” to allow passengers to bring CBD products on flights; starting in 2020, marijuana customers in Colorado will be allowed to consume cannabis in “tasting rooms”; Secret Formula #2 is relaxing and pleasant—a great foil for depression—but probably not the best choice for the uninitiated.
V.28 No.22 | 5/30/2019
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Shattered

Dems drop the ball on legalization

While our leaders sit around comparing donation receipts, their constituents suffer from crime and government overreach; UNM researchers are looking into how medical cannabis affects veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress; Diesel Dough is perfect for those suffering from depression or pain, just make sure to stay home.
V.28 No.21 | 5/23/2019
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Testing the Wind

Even cannabis opponents are giving in

Legalization is starting to look inevitable; restrictions cause product shortages; Bayside Purple appears helpful for those who are suffering from pain but don't want to get put down for the count.
V.28 No.20 | 5/16/2019
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Bank on This

Support for SAFE Act on the rise

House Financial Services Committee votes to advance SAFE Act to floor; Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act reintroduced; Candy Rain enlivens and stimulates.
V.28 No.19 | 5/9/2019
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Big Money Is on Hemp

NM investors psyched for new industry

Hemp to “play a key role” in the diversification of New Mexico's economy and Texas is considering big changes to marijuana policy.
V.28 No.18 | 5/2/2019
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Same as the Old Boss

Biden a bad choice for cannabis advocates

Democratic presidential candidates' stances on cannabis legalization varies; Blueberry Gum relieves tension in sinuses and lowers blood pressure.
V.28 No.17 | 4/25/2019
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Driving Discourse

NM case raises intoxication questions

Difficulties arise in adjudicating marijuana impairment; regular cannabis users require more sedation during surgical procedures; Kosher Tangie relieves pain.
V.28 No.16 | 4/18/2019
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Test This Mess

THC testing follows the dodo

The governor signed a bill to update the medical marijuana program (including a big change to limit discrimination against patients by their employers), and Joshua Lee learns about eating fatty foods with edible cannabis and then relaxes with Unicorn Poop.