V.28 No.16 | 4/18/2019
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.
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.14 | 4/4/2019
Drugstores Plan to Carry CBD
CVS and Walgreens want to start carrying hemp-derived CBD products on their shelves; New Mexico will add opioid use disorder to qualifying conditions for medical cannabis; Dreamin' OG makes Joshua Lee's aches and pains a distant memory at the cost of focus.
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.10 | 3/7/2019
Thanks for All the Memories
Nostalgia, noses and Natural Rx
Mystery #1 takes Joshua Lee back in time, and Banana Liquor relieves ocular pressure and joint pain, leaving him in a dreamy, relaxed state.
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.
V.28 No.8 | 2/21/2019
Young and Restless
Verdes battles birthday blues
Shoki provides Joshua Lee with immediate relief from pains in his back and hands, along with a significant boost in mood. Then Rare Dream makes him a giggly mess without anxiety, standing on his feet too.
V.28 No.7 | 2/14/2019
courtesy of the governor’s office
Welcome to the cannabis Twilight Zone
Recreational legalization bill endangered in Senate; various governments banning CBD edibles.
V.28 No.6 | 2/7/2019
Sin and Degradation
Improper storage is ruining your buds
Oxygen and light are damaging to stored cannabis. As a patient, be aware of how your dispensary stores its product. It's not rude or weird to ask for details about procedure from your budtender.
V.28 No.5 | 1/31/2019
Call to Research
An interview with Dr. Ben Daitz
We talk with Dr. Ben Daitz, co-writer, -director and -producer of The Medicine in Marijuana about the endocannabinoid system, barriers to research and how to improve the state's medical cannabis program.
V.28 No.4 | 1/24/2019
American colleges look to cannabis education
In Half Baked, Dave Chappelle's character asks his marijuana dealer, “What? Did you go to weed college?”—a joke that no longer makes any sense, because cannabis classes have actually been popping up at colleges.
V.28 No.3 | 1/17/2019
Figuring it out at Seven Clover
Joshua Lee gets an appetite and novel trains of thought with Reba, and Ice Cream Cake provides a blissful state of painless limbo—a formless awareness adrift in a trance. Then Strawberry Blonde gets his feet moving.
V.28 No.2 | 1/10/2019
Hemp is Legal
Here come the regulations
Last month, amid the holiday bustle and shutdown threats, President Donald Trump quietly legalized hemp by signing the 2018 Farm Bill.