V.28 No.49 | 12/5/2019
MORE Act Hurts Legalization Efforts
Glaring flaws in the MORE Act are making many cannabis advocates nervous; New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program held a public meeting for comments on some proposed rule changes, but had to cut it short due to snow and icy weather.
V.28 No.43 | 10/24/2019
Presidential Politics and Pot
Smoking with Donkeys and Elephants
Here’s a rundown of major 2020 presidential race candidates’ positions on marijuana legalization.
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A Conversation With Pat Davis
Chairman of the Governor’s Marijuana Legalization Work Group
After several meetings and a lengthy report to the governor, the Marijuana Legalization Working Group said they were done. That’s when Weekly Alibi asked to chat with working group chairman Pat Davis.
V.28 No.38 | 9/19/2019
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.29 | 7/18/2019
Get With the Program
New laws make some uncomfortable
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
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
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
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.22 | 5/30/2019
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.18 | 5/2/2019
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.15 | 4/11/2019
STATES bill and bipartisanship
New Mexico decriminalized possession of marijuana and a bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced a bill into the House and Senate that would protect the cannabis industry in states where it's been legalized. Joshua Lee finds Back to the Future perfect for those suffering from pain, inflammation or sleeplessness.
V.28 No.13 | 3/28/2019
Try, Try Again
Recreational back in 2020
Legalization in New Mexico may return in 2020, cannabis linked to psychotic episodes, Republicans block banking bill and Josh quells anxiety with Orange Blossom Special.
V.28 No.12 | 3/21/2019
So It Goes
Legalization bill fails
"Compromise" legalization bill dies and Scott Gottlieb resigns from FDA leaving CBD regulatory framework unfinished. Come to the 2019 New Mexico Medical Cannabis Conference!
V.28 No.11 | 3/14/2019
Dare We Hope?
House passes legalization bill
New Mexico House passes compromise bill to legalize cannabis, the 450-plant limit ruled arbitrary and inadequate and House also passes hemp bills to expand production and innovation.
V.28 No.9 | 2/28/2019
Cannabis in the Roundhouse
Marijuana legislation in N.M.
The Roundhouse is splitting at the seams with cannabis-related Legislature this year. Count them: 13 bills are on the table relating to marijuana or hemp. Let's take a run at the most pertinent pieces of legislation.