V.28 No.20 | 5/16/2019
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
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
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
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
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.