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.38 | 9/20/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Baby Steps

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
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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Trap Star
J. Grisham

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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.